The purpose of this module is to examine the theoretical principles of leadership and management in the field of education and critically explore how these can be applied within the context of South African schools, in particular, faith-based schools.
The content includes:
conflict management including mediation and negotiation;
leadership styles and theories;
an introduction to financial management, strategic planning and human resource management;
school culture and climate with an emphasis on change;
both theory and recent research on various educational problems in South Africa will be explored.