Nature and purpose of educational research; Research or Evaluation? Approaches to educational research; Qualitative versus Quantitative Research; Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods; Research Design; Statistical Analysis; Writing a research report.

Education Leadership in a changing world; Personal and professional values; The professional learning environment; Developing a safe, conducive and collaborative professional environment; Examining and changing your school culture; The Connected Educator; Leadership in Practice.

What is educational leadership? The Visionary Leadership; Theories and Models of Educational Leadership; The roles of an educational leader; The educational leader as a change agent; Accountability in Education; Ethical considerations and moral responsibilities of leaders; understanding your leadership styles.