Educational leadership


Prof. Atasi Mohanty

IIT Kharagpur

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In the context of Global, Multicultural & Virtual work environments domain knowledge alone is not a sufficient guarantee for professional success. Since long we have been talking about organizational leadership or corporate leadership. In fact leadership is an adjective mostly attached to the growth of industry. Rarely do we realize the importance of leadership in educational institutions. This course is designed to help the teaching/Academic professionals to understand how educational leadership can transform and enhance the effectiveness of educational institutions. This course intends to focus on academic community and to encourage individual members to develop various skills, competencies, abilities to enhance their leadership skills. It will also help them to develop awareness into their self-motivation, reflective practices, critical thinking and positive plans of actions for enhancing their leadership impact and institutional effectiveness. This course is aimed to mobilize human resources of education sector, educational administration and prospective teachers.

INTENDED AUDIENCE Education/ M.E, PG Course, Elective Course




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Prof. Atasi Mohanty has done her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India. She has also earned her M.Phil. degrees both in Education and Psychology. Prior to joining Centre for Educational Technology, IIT Kharagpur, she was teaching in Visva-Bharati university, Santiniketan. Her area/s of teaching and research interest/s are Educational Psychology, Teacher Education, Mental Health & Human Resource Development. She has also organized Workshops/Seminar/Short Term Courses on Professional Development and Educational Leadership.

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EXAM FEE: The remote proctoring exam is optional for a fee of Rs.1500 + GST. An additional fee of Rs.1500 will apply for a non-standard time slot.

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Course Details

Week 1: Educational Management & Leadership: Issues & challenges
Week 2: Professional Development & the Reflective Practitioner
Week 3: Professional Ethics & Values in Teaching
Week 4: Key Challenges for Educational Leaders: Grooming Capable & Authentic Educational Leaders
Week 5: Emotional Intelligence & Educational Leadership
Week 6: Leadership for Managing Diversity & Inclusion  in  Education
Week 7: Educational  Leadership in a changing World : 21st Century Challenges
Week 8: Innovative Pedagogy ,Technology & Turnaround Leadership : The Stakeholders’ Perspectives

Books and References

1) Educational Leadership: Key Challenges and Ethical Tensions ; Author-Patrick Duignan, Cambridge University Press
2) Educational Leadership: Context, Strategy and Collaboration; Author- Margaret Preedy, Nigel Bennett and Christine Wise, SAGE publication


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