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Aspiring Subject Leaders

Duration: Flexible

Overview

This course will provide opportunities to explore and consider critical issues relating to the leadership of a defined subject area. It will aim to identify the roles and responsibilities of a subject leader and the development of these skills through a critical exploration of leading subject improvement, with reference to relevant literature and theory.

It will enable aspiring and new subject leaders to acquire the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed to lead sustainable improvement, whilst also giving participants the opportunity to critically analyse the challenges facing the subject area. Participants will use a range of relevant theoretical perspectives to develop their skills in critical analysis, evaluation and reflection on their practice as a new/aspiring subject leader.

Delivery & Content

Delivery of the course will be via:

• Practical workshops and seminars.

• Independent research.

• School based practice.

A brief summary of content covered would be:

• Subject leadership.

• Judging Standards and Progress.

• Evaluating Teaching and Learning.

• Leading Sustainable Subject Improvement.

Suitable for

Aspiring and new Subject Leaders

Assessment

Candidates will complete two assessments including a reflective log and presentation. This course can be accredited or non-accredited depending on individual needs and progression. If participants choose the accredited option they can gain 30 Masters level credits.

Progression

Participants may undertake further 30 credit Masters level CPD modules or may progress onto the full MA/MEd in Professional Practice.

Overview

This course will provide opportunities to explore and consider critical issues relating to the leadership of a defined subject area. It will aim to identify the roles and responsibilities of a subject leader and the development of these skills through a critical exploration of leading subject improvement, with reference to relevant literature and theory.

It will enable aspiring and new subject leaders to acquire the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed to lead sustainable improvement, whilst also giving participants the opportunity to critically analyse the challenges facing the subject area. Participants will use a range of relevant theoretical perspectives to develop their skills in critical analysis, evaluation and reflection on their practice as a new/aspiring subject leader.

Delivery & Content

Delivery of the course will be via:

• Practical workshops and seminars.

• Independent research.

• School based practice.

A brief summary of content covered would be:

• Subject leadership.

• Judging Standards and Progress.

• Evaluating Teaching and Learning.

• Leading Sustainable Subject Improvement.

Suitable for

Aspiring and new Subject Leaders

Assessment

Candidates will complete two assessments including a reflective log and presentation. This course can be accredited or non-accredited depending on individual needs and progression. If participants choose the accredited option they can gain 30 Masters level credits.

Progression

Participants may undertake further 30 credit Masters level CPD modules or may progress onto the full MA/MEd in Professional Practice.

Course Contact Details

CPD/Professional Development Team

Faculty of Education

Hope Park

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool, L16 9JD.

T: 0151 291 3093

E: cpd@hope.ac.uk