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.

1 What is educational leadership?