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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Educational Leadership

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam

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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 CoursePRE-REQUISITES: GraduationINDUSTRY SUPPORT: All Educational Institutes & Educational Professionals


Week 1: Educational Management & Leadership: Issues & challengesWeek 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

Taught by

Atasi Mohanty



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