University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Teacher Leadership and Learning

This programme for practising teachers covers the major elements of teacher leadership and learning in schools and is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning middle leadership and management. It will create structured and coherent opportunities to apply these principles to your own practice. **Academic contact: mike.carroll@glasgow.ac.uk Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow September start PgCert: 24 months part-time** **WHY THIS PROGRAMME** This programme is for teachers looking to develop their understanding of pedagogic leadership and/or progress into the role of Principal Teacher (or Head of Department/Faculty); and to develop skills as a leader of learning in the classroom. It uses practice-focused learning to develop your capability to lead teaching and learning within your school (or department/faculty); particularly to achieve the ambitions of Curriculum for Excellence. Our academic staff play a leading role in the area of professional and leadership development in Scotland and internationally. They have been involved in a range of research projects on headteacher recruitment, teacher leadership, coaching and leadership development, teachers' work and collaborative professional enquiries. There is a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues. **PROGRAMME STRUCTURE** Each course combines a taught element, a distance learning element and an assignment drawing from your work in school. You will also participate in online activities to support the development of practice-focused tasks and assignments. **Core courses** - Developing as a leader - Leading a project - Working collaboratively. **Programme alteration or discontinuation** The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract. www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/ **CAREER PROSPECTS** As a graduate you would have all the necessary attributes to progress into, or enhance your capabilities in a leadership role within schools.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: This is a part-time programme for practising teachers and registration with the General Teaching Council is mandatory.

Course modules

Each course combines a taught element, a distance learning element and an assignment drawing from your work in school. You will also participate in online activities to support the development of practice-focused tasks and assignments. Core courses: Developing as a leader Leading a project Working collaboratively. Programme alteration or discontinuation The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.

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Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 321 per Credit (England) 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 321 per Credit (EU) 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 321 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 321 per Credit (Scotland) 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 321 per Credit (Wales) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dumfries Campus DG1 4ZL Scotland

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