Educational Management (2021)

The Master of Educational Management is a postgraduate degree designed to provide the skills, knowledge and abilities that will enable graduates to advance professional practice in the field of leadership and management within the education context. The programme aims to provide professionals in the education sector with leadership and management expertise relevant to their roles that will enable them to advance their careers.


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  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(EdM), PGDip(EdM) and MEdM

    The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(EdM) and PGDip(EdM). There are no specified subject papers that must be completed for the PGCert(EdM) and PGDip(EdM) programmes.

    To complete the Master of Educational Management students must take 180 points at 500 level including EDLED502, EDLED510, MNMGT550, MNMGT551, MNMGT552, MNMGT553, MNMGT554; one of EDLED501, EDLED503 or EDLED505; and one of EDLED504 or MNMGT555.

  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    EDLED501Educational Leadership: Issues and Perspectives30.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online)
    Reflective practitioners are introduced to theories and practices of educational leadership in this paper. Major theorists and researchers are critically considered with an emphasis on relating these to the realities of education settings. The discourses which shape the educational leadership landscape in New Zealand will be explor...
    EDLED502Educational Leadership: Organisational Change and Development30.021B (Hamilton) & 21B (Online)
    This paper explores theories and practices of organisational development, culture and change in educational settings. The nature and characteristics of effective professional communities and the central role of leaders in educational improvement and innovation are key areas of investigation. Participants will engage with and critiq...
    EDLED503Developing Educational Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring30.021A (Block) & 21B (Block - Tauranga)
    This paper critically examines theories and models of continuing leadership development through mentoring and coaching. It focuses on the importance of critical reflection on practice, the change process through adult learning theory, and the leadership capacity building that is so important in educational settings. Participants wi...
    EDLED504Educational Leadership: Inquiry in Organisations and Communities30.021B (Block)
    This paper critically examines the contextual and relational nature of educational leadership in learning organisations. Through examining and employing fundamental principles of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) - a positive and engaging approach to purposeful organisational change, and Action Research (AR), a process of selfreflective in...
    EDLED505Educational Leadership for Social Justice30.021A (Block) & 21A (Online)
    This paper draws on research and theory from New Zealand and global contexts to critically examine leadership practices related to issues of social justice in education. This paper provides opportunities to engage in current debates related to equity, access, fairness, agency and success in education and offers a framework for rais...
    MNMGT550Management Strategy in Context15.021C (Hamilton)
    This paper applies key strategic, communication and marketing frameworks and tools to the analysis of real organisations, and then develops strategies to enhance their stakeholder centric positioning and performance.

2021 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 29 September 2020 9:09am

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