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Inclusive Leadership: Effecting change

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Inclusive Leadership: Effecting change

This free course will enable leaders and aspiring leaders in a range of educational settings to reflect on key concepts for inclusive leadership. They will be introduced to the influence of values and emotions in leadership and consider how underpinning principles of social justice can change leadership relationships and interactions. Students will be encouraged to reflect on personal and institutional opportunities to lead inclusively, including in challenging circumstances. They will examine the potential of working with leaders beyond their organisation to effect change and build collaborative networks that support inclusive leadership.

If you haven’t already, you might want to consider exploring the related OpenLearn course Inclusive Leadership: Collaborating for professional development after completing this course. You might also be interested in the Open University Inclusive Practice Leadership and Management Masters pathways.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand a range of perspectives on the nature of inclusive leadership
  • engage with positive strategies for leading diverse teams
  • identify the challenges of being an effective leader across a range of contexts
  • consider how inclusive leadership can support change within an educational institution.

First Published: 30/10/2023

Updated: 30/10/2023

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