EFA 605 Education Administration and Planning 6 Credit (20-20-20) Cameroon Council for Educational Leadership and Management Society (CCELMS)| Frederick Ebot Ashu

17 Weeks

Education Administration and Planning aims to train effective leaders who can shape, manage and adapt to change in educational institutions in the globalized world


The field of education administration and planning is an ideal career area for teachers who want to improve themselves in strategic thinking and vision creation.

1    The concepts of leadership and management, the differences and similarities of leadership and management, administration and management; educational Administration and management
2    Leadership theories and leadership types and styles           
3    Schools of Management thought           
4    The theories of educational administration; Relationship between theory and practice           
5    Principles of educational administration           
6    Leadership and School Effectiveness           
7    The School as a Social system           
8    Formal and Informal organisations           
9    Decision making in Organisations           
10    Motivation/Job Satisfaction of workers           
11    Organisational culture and climate           
12    Educational administrators: principal or principalship functions of principals; roles of teachers; organizational structure of education and management  techniques           
13    Functional Assessment Test           
14    Policy issues           
15    Issues on Educational Planning and Educational planning dimensions           
16    Approaches to educational planning-social demand, manpower requirements, cost benefit and synthetic approaches           
17    Data needed for educational planning           
18    Constraints in educational planning           
19    Revision           

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  • Decision Making in Organisations
  • Constraints of Educational Planning
  • Data Needed for Educational Planning
  • Approaches to educational planning
  • Issues on Educational Planning and Educational planning dimensions
  • Policy issues in education administration
  • Functions of a school leader and roles of teachers
  • Organisational culture and climate
  • Motivation/Job Satisfaction of workers
  • Education Administration and Planning Course outline and defining key concepts
  • Structure in Schools : Formal and Informal organisations
  • The system perspective – The School as a Social system
  • Leadership and School Effectiveness
  • Principles of Educational Administration
  • The theories of educational administration
  • Relationship between theory and practice
  • Schools of Management thought
  • Leadership theories

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