Master of Education Management in Leadership and Management in Higher Education
Akaki Tsereteli State University
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The program's goal is to prepare self-motivated leaders, ready to lead successfully in a changing context of High Education, who can communicate effectively and act collaboratively in a local, national and international context.
They will be able:
To contribute to the improvement of high education system management and foster and support organizational change.
To assist in areas of strategic planning and decision-making.
To develop research skills needed for action research and student-oriented teaching, exercised full knowledge of economic, political, legal, and theoretical issues involved.
Knowledge and understanding
The values, principles, and practices support good leadership and management in the European Higher Education Area;
The roles, responsibilities, and benefits of universities within their societies, as seen from various perspectives;
The seminal literature on student-centred approaches to the provision and enhancement o higher education;
Guiding principles and acceptable practices in quality assurance, policy development, change management, and governance can be applied to enhance quality in higher education.
The key challenges that universities face in supporting the development of their students and staff and addressing the needs of their local/national communities and stakeholders;
How knowledge of ways that students learn and experience higher education(within and outside the curriculum) can be used to improve teaching and professional practices;
The ways that management processes can be set standards and applied to support the attainment of university departments and services' strategic objectives.
Ability to use critical tools and methods of (qualitative and quantitative) data collection, interpretation, and presentation;
Ability to collect, analyze and present data ethically and effectively;
Ability to reflect critically upon aspects of their professional practice and identify opportunities for self-improvement;
Ability to write, communicate, make a presentation of reports and other documents in clear and scholarly styles;
Ability to use digital technology to support and enhance the effectiveness of professional activities.
Ability to address opportunities to improve higher education based upon a sound knowledge of management principles and the application of good leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.
Ability to design, undertake and present (through dissertation or project work) a substantial piece of original research on a contemporary challenge in higher education;
Ability to leading learning and research independently;
To contribute to the development of a professional Community of practice through the sharing of ideas, outputs, and activities;
To develop values to respect other peoples' opinion and attitudes;
To understand educational problems in a multicultural context;
To develop values of professional honesty.
The program graduates can find employment at various governmental and non-governmental and research-oriented educational institutions and universities at managerial positions.