Postgraduate Course: Working collaboratively (EDUA11253)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|This is the second course of a certificate which aims to develop leadership knowledge and understanding and leadership and organisational skills, and to enable participants to reflect critically on the understanding and skills they acquire. Course participants will be able both to develop their leadership potential and reflect on how they might exercise leadership in their own school setting, within a focus on working with and leading staff as a teacher leader.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
| A first degree;
Full GTCS registration;
A minimum of three years teaching experience;
Access to a suitable working environment which will enable the applicant to carry out practical leadership activities;
An application supported by the applicant's headteacher or an appropriate senior manager.
Successful completion of Course 1 to progress into Course 2
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2013/14 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learn enabled: Yes
|Course Start Date
|Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
|Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
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|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|Development of knowledge and understanding of:
- a range of theoretical perspectives on distributed leadership and collaborative practice
- approaches to working with others
- the concept of culture and its application to schools
- the nature of collaboration
- effectiveness in working and leading others.
- gathering relevant information to examine culture and collaborative practice
- analysing cultures in school and identifying areas for improvement
- reviewing critically their practice in a team context
- identifying their strengths in working collaboratively and leading others
- planning ways of developing skills in leading and working with others
- presenting information coherently.
|Assessment will consist of two equally weighted components.
1. A critical analysis of how people work together and interact as individuals and teams within the participant's school. The length of the critical analysis will be 3000 words (+/- 10%).
2. A critical reflection on the role played by the participant within the school and the contribution that the participant might make to developing and enhancing collaborative working in the school. The length of the self-evaluation will be 1000 words (+/- 10%).
|Delivery can be on/off campus at summer school or on weekends and evenings dependent on cohort. It involves developing web based supportive networks and participants will be invited to join the course at set times to ensure this is manageable
|Early leadership; leadership development
|Ms Deirdre Torrance
Tel: (0131 6)51 6441
|Miss Charlotte Davis
Tel: (0131 6)51 6265
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