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IE903 - Leading Educational Change & Improvement

  • Module code: IE903
  • Module name: Leading Educational Change & Improvement
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 20, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

1) To develop an understanding of leadership, educational change and improvement from a theoretical, research and practical perspective. 2) To compare, evaluate and critique international educational reform efforts. 3) To develop knowledge about the dynamics of leading improvement as a strategy for educational change. 4) To assist students to lead organisational improvement and change. 5) To understand the relationship between leadership, educational improvement and learner outcomes.

Principal learning outcomes

1) To demonstrate report writing, research skills and methods, and working with and leading other professionals. 2) Describe and discuss a range of influences on organisational improvement and apply that understanding in order to undertake change and development in the participant’s organisation. 3) Outline alternative leadership theories and interpretations of effective leadership practice. 4) Collect and use data to diagnose areas for improvement. 5) Evaluate theory and research on improving pupil and student achievement, and apply this knowledge. 6) Use models, theories, and conceptual frameworks from research and other literature to plan improvements and evaluate activities and programmes to improve achievement.

Timetabled teaching activities

10 x 3 hour sessions

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ces/prospective/postgraduate/taught/moduleinfo/

Other essential notes

This module is available as a 20 and 30 CATS module

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: IE903-20)
A (Assessed work only) 5,000-word essay 100%
30 CATS (Module code: IE903-30)
A (Assessed work only) 5,000-word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M6) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Education and International Development (X3AN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Drama and Theatre Education (X3C3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Leadership and Management (X3M1) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL01) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL02) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL02) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL06) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL06) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL09) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL10) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL10) - Year 5
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL13) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL13) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL13) - Year 5
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL14) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL15) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL16) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL17) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL17) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL18) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL18) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL18) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL20) - Year 2