Educational Management (2020)

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 Occurrence / Location
    EDLED501Educational Leadership: Issues and Perspectives20A (Hamilton) & 20A (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 Development20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Online)
    This paper explores key theories and practices of organisational development and collaborative change management in educational contexts. Students will critically examine societal and organisational factors which impact the culture, strategic development and review processes within educational establishments. Strategies which suppo...
    EDLED503Developing Educational Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring20A (Block) & 20B (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 Communities20B (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 Justice20A (Block) & 20A (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 Context20C (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.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 31 March 2020 10:22am

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