Leadership and context
Leadership and context

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Leadership and context

Conclusion

In this free course, Leadership and context, you looked at where leadership takes place in different contexts and how some issues come up repeatedly for educational professionals. Contexts change according to a range of factors, as you saw from the films.

These factors might be international or national trends such as policies, market forces or globalisation, and all of these also impact locally. At local level you looked at context from the point of view of local community expectations and internal culture and subculture in organisations.

These are all important factors for leaders and aspiring leaders in the case studies, as they introduce educational changes in a specific context.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate level study in Education [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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