Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

Become a visionary leader

Number of Credits


370 Hours

Modes of Study

Distance learning, Hybrid Learning, Virtual Campus

Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management Introduction 

Pursue a deeper understanding of your role as an educational leader in the 21st-century.

The Educational Leadership & Management program is designed to help school-level administrators become visionary leaders and competent managers. It drives the meaningful pursuit of a deeper understanding of the 21st-century wisdom & skills necessary for global educational improvement and the leading of transformative change via engagement of rich, academic content and practical scenarios. Through the deeper understanding of your role and purpose as a leader, you will be able to shape your organization and add value to it through enhanced impact and inspiration of those you lead with essential leadership strategies.


It endeavours to prepare you for the many challenges facing school administrators and to provide hands-on opportunities for you to demonstrate proficiency and to practice leadership skills in your school. It enables you to examine all spheres of education and training and makes you well positioned to select suitable opportunities from a broad array of options.


This bustling, interactive, part-time diploma provides academic dynamism in a format that is designed to suit busy educators. The programme consists of four modules, each lasting six weeks.



Schools & Principals

  • Leadership Expectations

  • Managerial Responsibilities

  • Vital Aspects of Practice

Once you have finished the four modules, you will have at your disposal the skills and knowledge to contend for the most demanding management roles. The measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework level descriptors at Level 6 –23 Credits.


The course also allows graduates to promote the success of all students by:

  • Nurturing the critical development, articulation, implementation & stewardship of a school vision of learning supported by the school community

  • Driving the pursuit of a positive school culture, providing an effective instructional program, applying best practice to student learning & designing comprehensive professional growth plans for staff.

  • Managing the organization, operations & resources in a way that promotes a safe, efficient & effective learning environment.

  • Collaborating with families & other community members, responding to diverse community interests & needs, and mobilizing community resources.

  • Acting with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner.

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

  • The Diploma is Aligned with the Educational Leadership Consortium Council (ELCC) Standards.


The Programme consists of four main parts:

Part 1: Schools & Principals: It focuses on the complex nature of schools, the principal roles & responsibilities, effective schools for all students…etc

Part 2: Leadership Expectations: It focuses on principal behavior & instructional leadership, organizing & evaluating instructional programs, building & maintaining relationships…etc

Part 3: Managerial Responsibilities: It focuses on managing material resources, managing human resources, managing pupil services, providing a safe school environment…etc

Part 4: Vital Aspects of Practice: It focuses on problem solving & decision making, collaborative effort for school improvement, career planning…etc.


To you
Complete a specialised diploma alongside your current role
Gain global leadership insights and critical management skills
Build your professional networks with fellow educational leaders from across the globe
Enhance your confidence and prospects at board-level

To your organisation
Develop leaders who shape & nurture teams for organisational success
Gain practical solutions to lead organisational development, change programmes and navigate the complexities of education design
Develop top achievers and high-potential alumni
Tap into game-changing research


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