The purpose of the diploma programme is to equip school leaders with knowledge, competences and values to contribute to school development that results in enhancing student achievement. Head teachers and deputy head teachers will explore their role and develop their competences in setting the strategic direction for the school, leading teaching and learning, managing the school as an organization and involving parents and the local community.
The programme is composed of four modules. In module one we give an overview of school leadership and discuss parental and local community involvement in the management of the school. In module two the focus is on setting the strategic direction of the school. Module three focuses on managing the school as an organization. In module four, we discuss the roles of Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers as leaders of teaching and learning.