Option B. (Assignment which does not include any small-scale research (5,000 words) )
Title of Assignment: MANAGING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHERS
(Title of Module: Leadership and Management in Education)
WORD COUNT: 5000.
If you are not currently working in a school, then a more academic assignment should be written. This relies more on a thorough Literature Review (I am not working at School).
Introduction (500 words)
â€¢ Identifying the main topic: e.g. teamwork; professional development; accountability; strategic planning; human motivation, in the context of leading and managing change.
â€¢ Outline the aims and objectives of your study. Include the main question you will be addressing in the assignment.
â€¢ Explain why this topic is important
â€¢ Outline of the study
Literature Review (3500 words)
â€¢ Structured review of literature relevant to your topic including ideas about change as well as what leading and managing change might mean from a wider perspective.
â€¢ Adopt a thematic approach (avoid writing Bloggs said this, Jones argued that, Smith claimed the other)
â€¢ Use sub-headings to structure the text
â€¢ Summary (From this review, the following points have been identified)
Conclusions (1000 words)
â€¢ Return to the main question â€“ what are your findings?
â€¢ Provide an overview of the main outcomes of the study
â€¢ Set out the implications for professional practice
â€¢ Include some recommendations for further work
APA Referencing style; At least 30 references;