720 – Guidance for Directors of Studies

Course Description: This course covers instructional leadership techniques, socioeconomic and cultural diversity, educational technology, conflict resolution and educational politics. It aims to place a high emphasis upon how to equip our teachers and students with the skills to engage in institutional and professional development and respond to best practice from a global perspective. This course focuses on developing the professional skills required to meet the challenges of continuous change and its potential impact upon those who manage and lead schools and other teachers and educational practitioners.   Prerequisites:     Aims:     Requirements for a Certificate: Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events. Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions. 1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.   Details:     Course Outline: 720.01 – Defining and Analysing the School, the Department and the Classroom 720.02 – Types of managers – the Ritualist, the Neurotic and the Robber … Continue reading 720 – Guidance for Directors of Studies