Open University

Open University

Leading Professional Practice in Education (E855)

Students explore the internal-facing aspects of leadership and management through looking at the curriculum and the learner's role, leading change and promoting professional development. The modules takes an experiential learning and reflective practitioner approach, closely linked to examining current issues and concerns in your own practice settings and through peer collaborative learning with other students; it uses a blend of learning methods, including an online study guide, a module reader of selected chapters by major authors in the field, and a DVD with UK and international case examples of leadership practice.

Entry requirements

This course can be studied on its own or as a module of the Master's degree in Education (F01) where it can count towards the equality and diversity specialism; students must hold a Bachelor's degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a qualification at equivalent level;
the course is taught in English; student's spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study; if English is not the student's first language, a minimum score of 7 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is recommended.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning October 2016 - 13 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning October 2016 - 13 months

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