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Graduate Certificate in School Leadership (GCSL) - Courses

EDP05 – Planning Professional Development

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

This course encourages school leaders to take responsibility for the development and management of teachers’ professional learning. It also provides opportunities for them to improve their practice in the application of: professional standards, evaluation of training needs, planning for professional development and associated activities.

EDP06 – School Leadership

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

This course encourages school leaders to acquire skills and knowledge of school leadership; ethical leadership; and  the concept of school leaders as agents of change. It also provides opportunities for them to improve their practice. With an improved understanding of school leadership, they are encouraged to apply lessons learnt in their study and practice to improving schools.

EDP07 – School Management

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

This course encourages school leaders to explore the following topics: School Management, Resource Management, Operational Management; and Disaster and Risk Management. It also provides opportunities for them to apply the knowledge gained in managing their own school workplace environments.

EDP08 – Enhancing Learning & Teaching Environments

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

This course encourages school leaders to explore the following topics: Beginning teachers; Learners and Learning; Conducive learning environments; and Curriculum Instruction. It also provides opportunities for them to apply learning from the course to their school context to improve the learning environments in their workplace.

EDP09 – Community Partnership

Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

This course explores the following topics: Understanding School Community Dynamics; Inclusive collaboration; Community Involvement; and the Learning community. It also provides opportunities for school leaders to apply the knowledge from the course to building stronger community partnerships in their own workplace context.


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