Leadership for School Improvement

A thorough study of leadership, its various definitions and forms and a systematic analysis of the effects of leadership on school variables such as student achievement, teacher professional behaviour, educational administration, curriculum selection and development as well as a venture to identify and develop the leadership capabilities of each participant. Careful attention will be given to a) empirical research studies on the effectiveness of various approaches to leadership, and, b) the development and application of research methods for study of leadership in the local context, c) understanding of cross-cultural variables in leadership such as norms and religion, modernisation, cultural convergence, issues such as power distance and individualisation and development of the role of women in leadership.

Entry Requirements

— A relevant Bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Upper Second Class or with a Good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent) from an accredited university.

— A minimum EmSAT score of 1400, TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79 iBT), IELTS academic score of 6.0, or their equivalents on another standardised nationally, or internationally, recognised test that is approved by the Ministry of Education in the UAE.

— Applicants who have a good degree in a discipline which is not related to buildings, construction and/or law may be admitted if they can demonstrate at least two years’ relevant work experience and/or professional development.

English Exam Registration

— Students are encouraged to register for their IELTS or TOEFL at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) by contacting [email protected]

— Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.

— While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.

— Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent to BUiD directly by ETS.

Career prospects

This module would help educators and educational leaders to improve their perspectives and approaches to facilitate effective leadership. Credits from this module may be used towards a master qualification.

Fees (total 3 credit hours)

1 credit hour = AED 2833

Date and Mode of delivery

Please contact admissions team, email: [email protected], Tel: +971 4 279 1430

Module tutor:

Dr Solomon Arulraj David

 

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The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400

Whatsapp: +971507012843

Email: [email protected]