Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management

Post Graduate Diploma in School Leadership and Management PGDSLM

The programme aims at developing essential skills, competencies and values needed for effective school leadership and management. It also enables principals to create an effective and enabling environment, and aims to develop a cadre of talented and competent principals to improve the capacity and performance of schools. The programme has been developed in collaboration with the Education Section of the Commonwealth Secretariat, London.

Objectives:

The objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • To develop essential skills, competencies and values needed for effective school leadership and management.
  • To enable head teachers/principals to create an effective and enabling environment.
  • To improve the overall performance of the school.
  • To develop a trained and competent cadre of head teachers/principals.

Eligibility:

i) Prospective and In-service Head Teachers/Principal with Graduate Degree from a recognized University

OR

ii) Graduate /Post Graduate Teachers

Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 6,000/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MES 4 Head Teachers as School Leaders 6
MES 5 Human Resource Development 6
MES 6 Managing Teaching – Learning 6
MES 7 School Governance and Financial Management 6
MES 8 Leadership for Better Schools 6
Total Credits 30

Extended Contract Programme (ECP)

ECP is a non-credited but compulsory component of PGDSLM, based on theoretical components of PGDSLM. It aims at developing skills and competencies needed for effective school leadership and management. It consists of lectures, discussions, individual and group activities.

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