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The interplay between leading and learning

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The interplay between leading and learning

Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of their job title. Everyone has opportunities for leading - be it of learners, of colleagues in curriculum or project development, or more formally. Everyone also has the opportunity for learning. This free course, The interplay between leading and learning, explores the complex set of interactions between those involved for example, teachers and pupils, trainers and trainees, youth workers and young people.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • evaluate the different ways in which leadership is demonstrated in educational contexts
  • understand the differences between leadership that comes from an appointed position and that which comes with a role
  • critically reflect on leadership, learning and the interplay between them
  • understand that there are different types of leadership
  • discuss the concept of ‘leadership of learning’.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 23/05/2019

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