Concepts of Instructional Leadership Programme
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Module 2 : Exploring the Concepts of Instructional Leadership

Aims:

  1. To deepen the insights and understandings gained by participants in Module 1.
  2. To enable participants to discuss and exemplify the complex interplay of Skills, Tactics and Strategies in exploring the notion of a teacher’s instructional repertoire.
  3. To introduce participants to the importance of Instructional Concepts and Instructional Organisers in classroom practice.
  4. To deepen participants’ awareness of how knowledge of Instructional Concepts and Instructional Organisers may guide the selection and application of Skills, Tactics and Strategies in the classroom.

Content:

NB: This module is designed to build upon the knowledge gained by participants about the principals of Instructional Leadership in Module one.

Its content includes:

  • Deeper exploration of the complexity of the relationship that exists between Skills, Tactics and Strategies in their application in the classroom
  • Reflection on how the effective teacher may consciously extend his or her instructional repertoire through consciously stacking / integrating Skills, Tactics and Strategies.
  • Examination of the role of Instructional Concepts and Instructional Organisers in further refining and enhancing the teachers’ role in the classroom.
  • Consideration of the complex interplay between Instructional Concepts, Instructional Organisers, Skills, Tactics and Strategies in enhancing teachers’ instructional power in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of their engagement with this module, participants will:

  1. Be able to articulate and exemplify the complex relationship that exists between Skills, Tactics and Strategies in the classroom.
  2. Be able to exemplify what is meant by Instructional Concepts and Instructional Organisers.
  3. Understand the significance of Instructional Concepts and Instructional Organisers and exemplify their role in guiding instructional interventions in the classroom.