Open University

Open University

Educational Leadership, Exploring Strategy (EE812)

This module looks at the external facing and strategic aspects of leadership in education, including the impact of environmental and internal organisational factors, leadership theories, perspectives and values leading to an exploration of strategic change. This module also looks at the research behind the theories, takes an experiential learning and reflective practitioner approach and helps you to examine current issues and concerns in your own practice settings. The module uses a blend of learning methods, including peer collaborative learning, a Reader containing material by major authors in the field and audio-visual material providing UK and international examples of leadership practice.

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree (in any subject) from a UK University or an equivalent professional qualification. We warmly welcome applications from students who have an undergraduate degree level qualification from universities outside the UK and which is deemed equivalent to a UK higher education degree. Students must have access to an educational setting that can be linked with their study.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on tutor marked assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning October 2016 - 12 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning February 2017 - 12 months

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