Courses Catalogue

Educational Administration And Management

COURSE CODE: EDF3101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Economics) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Course Content

Introduction to management (9 hours)

  • Definition, meaning
  • scope and concept of management
  •  Administration and education administration in general.
  • Functions of education administration.
  • Concept of systems and organizations in general

Principles and theories of education administration (6 hours)

  • importance of theories

Leadership (6 hours)

  • Leadership styles
  • theories and factors affecting leadership

§  Power and authority, sources

Systems of education in Uganda (6 hours)

Methods of administering education in Uganda (9hours)

  • advantages and disadvantages

Different roles of administrators in schools (9 hours)

§  Goals, aims and objectives of education systems

Teaching and Learning Methods

·         Expository Lectures

·         Reading assignments

·         Discussion

·         Field trips

·         Guided Discovery

Students’ Learning Activities

  • Group Work
  • Presentations
  • Assignments