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Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership 1 (15 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Graduate Certificate Educational Leadersh 1

Program Requirements

This 15-credit program addresses the needs of experienced and aspiring school leaders who are taking increased responsibility for the students and communities they serve. The management of schools is increasingly seen as making a major contribution to the learning and personal development of students. The professional development of school leaders, educational reform, and school partnership form the basis for the program.

Course selection to be approved by Graduate Certificate Program Director.

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15 credits from:

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  • EDEM 644 Curriculum Development and Implementation (3 credits)

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    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Processes of planning, developing, implementing and adapting curricula in various learning systems.

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    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • EDEM 646 Planning and Evaluation (3 credits)

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    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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Or other 500-level or higher courses approved by the Graduate Certificate Program Director.

Faculty of Education—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)