An introduction to leadership for school governors (Wales)

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An introduction to leadership for school governors (Wales)
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      This course provides a brief introduction to the field of educational leadership. You can also access the other courses in this collection: Inclusive education: knowing what we mean and Teamwork: an introduction for school governors.

      It explores the relationships between leadership and management and, from a Welsh Inspection evidence base, outlines some considered characteristics demonstrated by good leaders.

      This Badged Open Course is part of a collection of training resources for school governors in Wales. The collection was developed by The Open University in Wales with an aim to develop a range of additional skills and reflections that may assist you in your role as a governor.

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    • This course is part of a collection

      This course is part of a collection

      This course is part of a collection of courses called Wales school governor collection. There are 6 courses in this collection so you may find other courses here that maybe of interest to you.

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    • Course learning outcomes

      By the end of this course, you should be able to:

      • better understand the role that leadership plays in school development and the improvement of pupil outcomes

      • discuss and analyse some of the factors that can influence and contribute to successful leadership

      • reflect on the leadership approaches taken in educational organisations known to you

      • appreciate the importance of using evidence to support judgements

      • appreciate the importance of planning and evaluating professional learning development.

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    • 5 hours study
    • Level 1: Introductory
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