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Teacher Leadership and Learning PGDip

Teacher Leadership and Learning PGDip

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Leadership Teaching / Training (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This programme for practising teachers covers the major elements of teacher leadership and learning in schools and is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning middle leadership and management. It will create structured and coherent opportunities to apply these principles to your own practice. This programme is for teachers looking to develop their understanding of pedagogic leadership and/or progress into the role of Principal Teacher (or Head of Department/Faculty); and to develop skills as a leader of learning in the classroom. It uses practice-focused learning to develop your capability to lead teaching and learning within your school (or department/faculty); particularly to achieve the ambitions of Curriculum for Excellence. There is a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



Developing as a Leader - Core
Leading a Project - Core
Working Collaboratively - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£321 per 20 Credits

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

This is a part-time programme for practising teachers and registration with the General Teaching Council is mandatory.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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