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Award in Leadership Styles and Middle Leadership for Educators

Detailed Information

Starting Date:12 November 2024
Time:16:30 till 19:30hrs
Lecture Days:Tuesdays
Duration:5 sessions - Part Time
Contact hours:15 of 75 total learning hours
MQF/EQF Level5
Delivery LanguageEnglish
Trainers:Mr. Alfred Sant Fournier
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme

Course Objective

The role and responsibilities of teachers who also serve as middle leaders in educational institutions are discussed in this course. It is aimed at educators who, after several years of experience teaching at various levels, want to apply for a middle leadership post in primary or secondary schools, as well as those who already hold one. At the end of the course the participants will be knowledgeable about various leadership styles that are used within the educational and school setting. They will also be able to determine relationship between middle leadership and distributed and shared leadership.

This course contributes towards the Accelerated Progression Scheme for educators as per the Sectoral Agreement signed in 2017.

Who should attend?


Educators already working in the educational sector.

Participants will be asked to submit 1 assignment.

At the end of the study programme the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of values-led leadership
  • Identify the need to coach their teams to show their leadership skills outside the classroom
  • Appreciate the importance of knowing the mission, goals and values of the institution they work for
  • Recognise that middle managers are not simply messengers but active participants in the decision-making process
  • Understand better the leadership styles being advocated within the Maltese education system.
  • Demonstrate how the work of middle leaders facilitates the work of senior leaders through teamwork
  • Create a plan to extend his/her leadership
  • Operate in an environment in which responsibilities are shared in a way that leadership becomes a process of doing things through other people
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.
Get Your Money BackEmployers can get their money back through
€280 will be refunded through the Get Qualified SchemeEmployers applying for the IIS Scheme under the 2nd Call will be eligible to receive a subsidy of €25.85 per trainee per hour in the case of training costs and €5.20 for wage costs.

Detailed Time Table

Session 01 – Middle Leadership and distributed leadership – Tuesday 12 November, 2024

Session 02 – Middle Leaders facilitate the work of senior leaders through teamwork – Tuesday 19 November, 2024

Session 03 – Challenges in implementing teamwork – Tuesday 27 November, 2024

Session 04 – Middle Leadership and improvement in school leadership – Tuesday 3 December, 2024

Session 05 – Middle Leadership and Values – Tuesday 10 December, 2024

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