Educational leadership

Course Information
TitleΟργάνωση και Διοίκηση της Εκπαίδευσης και Εκπαιδευτική ηγεσία / Educational leadership
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Tsioumis
Course ID600014895

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 53
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElected Compulsory DirectionalSpring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is for the participants to acquire basic knowledge about management and administration of education and how they works, to understand the importance of legislation, organization and management of education for the smooth and efficient operation of the school. , to get to know the way the educational system works and to understand its functions and peculiarities, to understand the importance of the school management and its relationship with the Communication with the stakeholders. It is also important to approach the role of leadership and its dimensions for the functioning of an educational organization, but also to gain an idea of ​​its particular dimensions. Through the study of specific cases, they acquire the opportunity, through simulation, to take a position on the management of specific educational problems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Administrative Science and Management The role of administration in education The concepts of efficiency and effectiveness Theoretical Approaches-Administration Templates in Education (bureaucratic, rational, systems, collaborative) Programming in education The concept of leadership in education Approaches-types of leadership in education School as an organization The teaching staff of the school The role of the director in the school unit Decision making at the school unit.
Educational Management, Educational Administration, Educational Leadership
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of Power Point Use of e-mail for communication Use of e-learning for educational material.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment502
Written assigments401.6
Student Assessment
Assessment is done through assignment and final examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αννα Σαϊτη-Χρήστος Σαϊτης, Οργάνωση και διοίκηση της εκπαίδευσης, Εκδ. Αννα Σαϊτη, Αθήνα 2012. Αναστασία Αθανασούλα-Ρέππα, Εκπαιδευτική Διοίκηση και Οργανωσιακή Συμπεριφορά., Ελλην , Αθήνα 2008.
Additional bibliography for study
Γεώργιος Παπακωνσταντίνου, Αρχές διαχείρισης Ανθρώπινου Δυναμικού της Εκπαίδευσης, Gutenberg , Αθήνα 2013. Πέτρος Πασσιαρδής, Εκπαιδευτική Ηγεσία. Από την εποχή της ευμενούς αδιαφορίας στη σύγχρονη εποχή, Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα 2014. Ιωάννης Κατσαρος, Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση της Εκπαίδευσης, ΥΠΕΠΘ-Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο, Αθήνα 2008.
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