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Educational Leadership and Management (2012/2013)

Study Cycle: Second Cycle (Postgraduate)
Faculty: Languages, Cultures and Communications
Academic year: 2023 / 2024
Title: Master of Educational Leadership and Management
ECTS: 60 (1 year) Accrediation

The Educational Leadership and Managementstudy program aims to provide a range of modules that will form the basis of information and advanced knowledge on process of transformation of education both nationally and and in the region.

Staff with new knowledge in education.

Ability for research in field of education.

To create politics in education and in schools.

Ability of productive management with educational institutions.

Knowledge and understanding
  • Understanding of local, regional and global changes in education.
  • Students will become the leaders of educational innovations.
  • Students will be well oriented for reforms in educational processes in Macedonia and in region and will have skills for implementation of action plans for reforms in education.
Applying knowledge and understanding
  • Students will be able to consult governmental and non-governmental institutions for educational issues and to planning local and regional needs of staff during adapting with economical resources of the country and giving point to strategic leadership.
  • Students will be able to take leaders role in educational institutions in Macedonia and in region.
Making judgement
  • Students will face the risk and challenges of changes from traditional to modern system of education
  • Will be able to evaluate of programs, syllabuses, staff and educational politics.
Communication skills
  • Will have good communication skills
  • Will have the ability to use technology in classrooms and in administration for successfully applying in society and institutions based in knowledge.
Learning skills
  • Will achieve good skills in leadership for Macedonian schools and implementing research in educational institutions.Will achieve skills for managing with human, economic and technological resources
  • Will be trained and competent to take responsibilities for improving of education. Will be able to act in multiethnic and multilingual environment through trainings.

Semester 1

  • [6 ECTS] Research Methodology
    The main objectives of the course are to provide students with instruments in terms of the research question and the establishment of data collection methods in science. A selection of collected materials, analysis and its scientific interpretation are an important component of the examination of causal relations. The course is focused on the problems of methods and techniques quantitative and qualitative research.
  • [6 ECTS] Introduction to Educational Management
    The course has a very rich content regarding styles, quality and school management. The major topics are: - Learning style; - Quality in school; - Teams and teamwork; - Managing change in schools; - Theory of Organization; - Climate and Culture; - Leadership; - Defining school meetings;
  • [6 ECTS] Educational Psychology
    Subject, characteristics and aims of Pedagogical Psychology: - Historical Development of the Discipline; - Subject Discipline; - Characteristics and aims of the Discipline; - Methods of Pedagogical Psychology; - Types and Theories of Learning; - Transfer of Learning and the Learning Ability; - Motivation and Evaluation of Learning Psycho-Pedagogical Aspects of Thinking; - Psychological Aspects Teaching;
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course 1
    • Information Technology and Communication in Education (ITC)
    • Learning and Recognition in Education
    • Strategic Planning
    • Educational Institutions Evaluation
    • Educational Sociology
    • Human Resources Management
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course 2
    • Information Technology and Communication in Education (ITC)
    • Learning and Recognition in Education
    • Strategic Planning
    • Educational Institutions Evaluation
    • Educational Sociology
    • Human Resources Management

Semester 2

  • [24 ECTS] Master Thesis
    After passing examinations, the student may begin the procedure of filing, making and public defense of thesis topic. The student chooses the mentor, who gives him instructions for preparation of the application of master theses. The application must be granted by the Graduate Studies Educational Collegium and the Scientific and Academic Council of the Faculty. After preparing the final version of Masters Thesis, Academic-Scientific Council of Faculty forms a three-member committee, which prepares the report, which may be accepted or rejected. The positive report is approved by the Academic-Scientific Council and it is set the date of public defense. After successfully defending the thesis, the student gains the degree - Master of Educational Leadership and Management.
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course 1
    • Multicultural Education
    • Legal Issues in Education
    • Selected Topics in IT Applications for Preparing a Scientific Paper
    • Applications for Statistical Data Processing