Master's Program in Educational Leadership in Africa

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Educational Leadership

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Educational leadership embodies the work of school administrators. Typical responsibilities often include curriculum and program planning, the creation of educational policies, support for teachers and guidance for the success of students. These professionals might be responsible to promote test score improvement or bring about educational reform. 

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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Master of Higher Education Management and Development

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Tanzania Mwanza

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in educational institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions whereby students and senior managers shall get skills that will enable them to undertake strategic planning as well as understand the environment of the Higher Education (HE). [+]

Master of Higher Education Management and Development

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in educational institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions whereby students and senior managers shall get skills that will enable them undertake strategic planning as well as understand the environment of the Higher Education (HE).

The programme is ideal for highly motivated people with determination to succeed while at the same time as holding down a demanding job.

Programme Contents

This programme is made up of four main aspects of Higher Education Management and Development.

i) The programme has an induction section, which introduces students to the major issues that face higher education management and development in Africa. ii) Environmental challenges and agenda for institutional development. iii) Operational aspects of university development and management. iv) Institutional development of the university.... [-]


Master of Educational Planning and Management

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2019 Kenya Nyahururu

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. [+]

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. The School is headed by a Dean who is the Administrative and Academic Head of the School. The School is comprised of two Academic Departments headed by chairpersons as the Academic and Administrative Heads.

The Academic Departments in the school are:

- Curriculum and Education Management. - Psychology, Counselling & Educational Foundation.

The School has the following Centres:

- Educational Communication and Technology Centre - Gender Resource Centre

Academic Programmes

The Programmes being offered include: - Master of Education in Educational Management All students in the School are in the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management because this is where they get their professional skills as teachers and educators for the Education Industry. The Department also offers Educational Administration and Planning course. This, therefore, makes Curriculum and Education the largest Department in the School.... [-]


Master of Education in Educational Management

University of Johannesburg
Online 2 years July 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The online MEd in Educational Management is relevant to anyone involved in the formal or informal education sector. The range of modules will add value to previous learning and provide conceptual and theoretical frameworks to make sense of and review practices. While the programme is globally informed, participants will be expected to interrogate imported knowledge in the light of their local contextual knowledge and practice and to find their own educational management voice. [+]

Overview

The online MEd in Educational Management is relevant to anyone involved in the formal or informal education sector.

The range of modules will add value to previous learning and provide conceptual and theoretical frameworks to make sense of and review practices. While the programme is globally informed, participants will be expected to interrogate imported knowledge in the light of their local contextual knowledge and practice and to find their own educational management voice. In short, the programme is designed to raise questions, stimulate critical thought and support the reflective professional practice.

Admission requirements

Qualified teachers and education managers holding a BEd Honours degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in Education either in Leadership and Management or its equivalent will be considered for the programme.... [-]