Leadership of Learning

"This module was the most valuable one I have done in my whole University course! It helped fire my enthusiasm for working with young people"

Leadership of Learning is taught in the Manchester Institute of Education (in the School of Environment, Education and Development). The aim of the unit is to gain knowledge, skills and understanding of many aspects of leadership and working in a professional context.

A central component of the unit is a ten week work placement in a school where you will gain a range of skills by working alongside teachers and pupils. The placement will normally be arranged for three hours on ten successive Wednesday afternoons, although it may be possible to arrange the placement on an alternative day.

You may opt to undertake a primary or secondary placement. If you wish to be considered for a secondary school placement you will be assigned to the classroom subject that is the closest match to your degree discipline, if available. If there is not a suitable match A level subjects will be considered.

Before your work placement you will undertake 12 hours of preparation including sessions on the social and educational context of teaching and learning, managing relationships and behaviour for learning and leading learning in a socio-culturally diverse setting.

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