EDLS1011 Pedagogical Leadership (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


Examination of various approaches on leading learning, analysis of how the changing world is altering learning and leading learning as well as developing one’s own pedagogical leadership evidence-based. Consideration of the mission of education; familiarisation with various learning theories; analysis of theories focusing on the relationship between leadership and learning.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

· position and conceptualise pedagogical leadership amongst other approaches on leading learning

· examine and define pedagogical leadership from the perspectives of both organisation and leadership theories

· understand how the changing operational environment demands us to renew pedagogical leadership so that educational institutions are able to meet the challenges the changes create

· develop their own pedagogical leadership to become successful educational leaders for diverse educational institutions

Study materials

To be announced at the beginning of the course

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Assessment criteria will be specified in the study programme or at the beginning of the course
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
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