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NHC Diploma in

Educational Leadership & Management

Key Details

Distance Learning

Hybrid Learning

Virtual Campus


Every successful school needs innovative, forward-thinking and insightful leadership. School administrators must be able to confidently adopt these traits in all of their executive decisions and daily tasks and build them into making their school the best it can be.


The Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management is designed to help school-level administrators become visionary leaders and competent managers. It aims to provide a deeper understanding of the 21st century wisdom and skills necessary for global educational improvement and the leading of change through engagement with rich, academic content and practical-focused training. 


Trainees of this programme will gain a deeper appreciation of their role and purpose as a leader and learn how to shape and add value to your school, as well as gain knowledge on the challenges facing school administrators. Hands-on opportunities for them to demonstrate proficiency and to practise leadership skills in their schools is teamed with examining all spheres of education and training.


Completion of this in-depth diploma will result in having the skills and knowledge to contend for the most demanding management roles.

Course Information

Course Information

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to nurture the critical development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a school vision of learning supported by the school community.

  • Understand the importance of and be able to create a positive school culture, providing an effective instructional program, applying best practice to student learning and to designing comprehensive professional growth plans for staff.

  • Be able to manage the organisation, its operations and its resources in a way that promotes a safe, efficient and effective learning environment.

  • Understand the importance of collaborating with families and other community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs and mobilising community resources.

  • Understanding, responding to and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural context.


  • Schools and Principals

  • Leadership Expectations

  • Managing Responsibilities

  • Vital Aspects of Practice


Submission of assignments will result in your achievement of the Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management. These include 11 essays in addition to presentations, reports and other projects.


Distance Learning

For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions.


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

Virtual Campus

On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.



Applicants must have a Level 3 qualification, Level 4 qualification, bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject, two to three years’ teaching experience and an intermediate level of English. While not necessary, experience in school administration is recommended.


Career Prospects

This qualification enables teachers to prepare for leadership roles in education institutions worldwide, including schools, colleges, universities, early years settings and pupil referral units. You will also be prepared for additional responsibilities at a more senior level.

Other career paths include:​

  • Educational charity work

  • Educational policy

  • Quality and inspection

  • Training

  • Lecturing

  • Social Work

  • Educational consultancy

  • Local government

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in educational leadership and management.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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