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School Leadership

We offer a range of postgraduate education programmes - including MA and EdD - for aspiring leaders and senior leaders in schools.

Aspiring to Headship

We offer an Aspiring to Headship programme to help senior leaders develop the personal and professional qualities needed to be a successful Head Teacher and executive leader. Sessions include presentations, thought-provoking discussion, role-modelling and the chance to share ideas with a variety of experienced school and educational leaders.

This course is being updated and will be delivered in 2021. For further information, please email Prof Anna Lise Gordon, Dean of the School of Education:

Shepherding Talent

Shepherding Talent is a pioneering programme in which teachers identified as having potential for leadership are challenged to explore their vocation to lead. 

Coaching and Mentoring Community of Practice

St Mary’s University Community of Practice has been founded to promote ethical good practice within the field of personal coaching and mentoring.