Leadership and Management in Education
School fo Education, Trinity College Dublin
Master in Education Programme
Leadership and Management in Education (LME)
The M.Ed in Leadership and Management in Education [please see further details here (PDF)]offers participants the opportunity to undertake a general study of the theory and practice of educational leadership and management.
Aims of the Course
The course aims at enabling participants to understand and critique theories and practices of educational leadership and management in light of current research and professional experience. The integration of theory and practice is central to the course.
Who is the course for?
The course is suitable for recognised teachers at primary, post-primary and tertiary levels as well as for suitably qualified persons with an interest in educational leadership and management.
The course has a taught component and a research component. It may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. The taught component comprises of four modules each including 20 hours of direct contact time. The dissertation year is research based. The full-time, one year option requires students to complete the taught modules as well as a research based dissertation. The part-time option allows students to undertake the taught component over a one year or two year period with a minimum of two modules in a year. This is followed by a one year research component. Each module generally requires students to attend classes on two weekends -Friday night and all day Saturday. Independent learning, at personal as well as group/collaborative level, is actively encouraged.
For the academic year 2012/13 the courses will delivered in Trinity College Dublin.