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Managing Primary and Secondary Schools

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12 hours
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365 days
No formal qualification
12 CPD hours / points
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Diploma in Managing Primary and Secondary Schools - Level 3

Do you know about the global schooling system? Would you like to learn of educational policies and to determine how these decisions are implemented to produce the desired outcome? The Diploma in Managing Primary and Secondary Schools – Level 3 is designed to teach you how to manage a schooling system from an administrative perspective and how educational resources are distributed to different levels of the school. It is a thorough course for educators at all levels and positions.

The course is extensive and will discuss key modules in-depth such as what is management, the shift of focus to human relations in management, the Greek imprint on education, western education and presentation of the schooling system. Each topic will be explored fully to ensure learners gain a complete understanding of the subject matter.

The Diploma in Managing Primary and Secondary Schools – Level 3 will get you acquainted the latest schooling system in different countries around the globe. The course will provide you insight on the ancient education system from Greece to Far East China and India. You will see the door open to exciting opportunities and future career prospects in the educational management field.

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As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.


12 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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When you enroll for this programme, you will additionally receive two CPD accredited courses for free from 1Training. You have the opportunity to choose your preferred courses from a recommended list, and earn more CPD Points/Hours to your portfolio. The courses that you can choose from have been indicated on our suggested course below.

  • Teaching with Modern Technology
  • Teach Time Management to Professionals
  • Mastering Public Speaking and Communication Video
  • Effective Classroom Management
  • Educational Psychology Certification
  • Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN)
  • Diploma in Mastering Psychology
  • Diploma in Soft Skills - Level 4
  • Communication and Personal Development - Level 3
  • Communication and Management - Level 3

What will I learn?

  • Understand early childhood educational programmes around the globe
  • Learn how to support and facilitate children’s growth and development
  • Learn of worldwide literacy and numeracy programmes
  • Learn to prepare children from entry to tertiary level education
  • Understand the 1995 unanimous resolution on the rights of children

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Course Curriculum

1: What is management

2: The shift of focus to Human Relations in management theories

3: The Greek imprint on education

4: Education in ancient far East China and the Indian Subcontinent

5: Western education from the dawn of Christianity to the 20th century

6: The United Nations 1959 unanimous resolution on the rights of children

7: Nursery, kindergarten, primary and secondary schools

8: Brief presentations of schooling systems around the globe

9: Schooling systems in selected European Countries and Russia

10: Schooling Systems in North and South America

11: Schooling systems in selected African Countries

12: Schooling for Sen and Disabilities pupils in selected E.U. States and Russia

13: Schooling for Sen and Disabilities pupils in North and South America

14: Schooling for Sen and Disabilities pupils in selected African Countries

15: Schooling for Send pupils in selected Asian Countries, Australia & New Zealand

16: From Athens of the 5th Century B.C. To The Usa of the 20th Century A.D.

17: A brief glimpse of research efforts at the Universities of Iowa, Ohio and Michigan

18: Tannenbaum and Schmidt’s 7 Stage ‘Leadership Pattern’ Continuum

19: The appearance of ‘Contingency’ and ‘Situational Leadership’ Theories (1)

20: Transactional’ and ‘Transformational’ leadership theories

21: The theory of ‘Emotional Intelligence’ comes on stage

22: When titles signify roles manager and leader as the two sides of the same coin

23: Selected duties and responsibilities of primary and secondary school administrators

24: Characteristics of successful school administrators as ‘Managers and Leaders’

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Managing Primary and Secondary Schools – Level 3, learners will have to take a mock exam and final exam.

  • No. of Questions: 30
  • Exam Duration: 40 minutes
  • Exam format: multiple questions

Who is this course for?

  • This course is ideally suited for learners who aspire or are currently employed in the educational sector
  • Any individual interested in children’s rights


  • This course requires no formal prerequisites and this certification is open to everyone.

Career path

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Primary School Educator
  • Secondary School Educator
  • Head Teachers
  • Principals
  • Managers of Schools
  • Teachers

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Lucy asked:

Are the exams all online and if so will it be over watched by someone online ?


Dear Lucy, Thank you for your query. The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time. Regards, Student Support Team

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