Module 3: The Leadership Team and Parents

A shared Vision for the School; The Leadership Team's responsibilities; Parents as Partners

  • Leadership and Management

    A shared Vision for the School; The Leadership Team's responsibilities; Professional Development (CPD); The School Development Plan; Performance Management; School Improvement.

  • Partnership with Parents and the Community

    Child development; Working with parents and the community; Special educational needs; Higher order thinking skills; Recap. on whole course.

  • Resources

    Where to find more about Multiple Intelligences , Teaching and Learning.

  • Tuition Fees

    This module is for teachers planning to join senior leadership teams. The cost of this three-module course covers tuition fees, as your work is personally marked, feedback is given via email, and you receive a CPDSO accredited certificate on completion. If you prefer just to complete the course on your own, the cost averages out as under $10 per lesson, but your work is not marked and no feedback is given. However, you do receive a MAW Education certificate on completing Lesson 10. This alternative course can be found at .

  • Testimonials

    1) Module 3: I gained a clear distinction between management and leadership in schools. Much emphasis is on the importance of professional development and how should the school team work towards a multiple intelligences school, and how to develop a parent-school partnership. Regards, Nadjet

Course curriculum - Module 3

An Introduction to leadership, management and links with home and community - Learning Objectives: To know the difference between leadership and management; To have knowledge of child development; To understand the responsibilities of senior staff; To be able to write a school development plan.

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Introduction to 'Improving Teaching Skills' Course

    • Please complete this survey before you begin...

    • Module 3: Milestones - what you need to achieve

  • 2

    Chapter #9 - The Leadership Team

    • Lesson 9: The Leadership Team

    • Assessment Questions: The Leadership Team

  • 3

    Chapter #10 - Parents as Partners

    • Lesson 10: Parents as Partners

    • Assessment Questions: Parents as Partners

  • 4

    Next steps

    • Congratulations! Before your go, here are links to related resources.

    • Please complete this final survey. It will help us to improve this and future courses. Thank you.

Module 3: An Introduction to Leadership

You may be a teacher who is about to take on a management role, and you want to know a little more about leadership and management. Completing Module 3 would be helpful to you, as it will help you think through what some of your responsibilities will be. So, only completing this module is fine! But the best way to understand this module is to start with the Foundation Unit, Module 1, and either work through all ten lessons, or complete Modules 1 and 3. Whatever you choose, I am here to help you and mark your answers to the questions that follow each lesson. I look forward to being your tutor.

Guarantee and Special Offer

Module 1, the Foundation Unit, is offered free, so that you have a good foundation for understanding Modules 2 and 3. Modules 1 and 2 are based on very successful workshops run by Margaret Warner for teachers in India and Algeria, so we expect the same success for you. Margaret brings her own experience of leadership and management in a variety of fields to Module 3. If, within 30 days of signing up for this module, you feel that it is not for you, there is a full money-back guarantee. Any requests or complaints should be send to