Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in Kaunas in Lithuania

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Educational Leadership

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The responsibilities of educational leadership typically fall to local administrators, such as superintendents and principals, and might include deans or department heads. These professionals often work with teachers, students and parents and are often responsible to create policies to improve the existing educational systems.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

Kaunas has been famous for its cultural heritage and academic value. Educational institutions in the city, such as Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, and Aleksandras Stulginskis University have been empowering human capital with quality education since years.

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Master in Management of Education

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Kaunas in Lithuania. Access Requirements Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies. The modules of compensatory studies are required for the following types of students: Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the science of education in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Education science (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the psychology in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Psychology (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in management in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject „Management“ (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired Study programme aims to prepare the masters in the education science specialised in the field of the management of education. They shall be able to work in the institutions of formal and informal education, in the human resource development and career planning at the enterprises, as well as to design and organise the curricula at the all levels of the system of education. Competences Acquired: To design training/learning programmes responding to the needs of learners, labour market and changing society and based on the education strategies and policies of Lithuania and the EU. To plan the activities of education providers and curriculum design. To apply training/learning methods, materials and measures corresponding to aimed learning outcomes, the needs of learners, training/learning environment and available resources. To assess attained learning outcomes in the context of training subject/module, programme and organisation. To design strategic development plan of educational organisation and the programme of it‘s implementation based on the theoretic and empiric research and critical evaluation of new ideas, alternative solutions and social consequences. To execute research of human resource career planning and professional development needs of the staff. To design the plan of human resource career development and training of staff. To apply critically the theories of philosophy, education science, management and other social sciences in systemic analysis of educational phenomena. To execute applied research in the management of education according to prepared research design. Career Opportunities Upon graduation of the study programme „Management of Education“ the graduates will be able to work and study in: public educational institutions and private organisations providing education services; education governance institutions; human resource departments of enterprises and business organisations; non-governmental organisations working in the field of education; to continue with the doctoral studies. [-]