Organization and Leadership for School Development

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: FOU1812

Course description

The course is about investigating and understanding different kinds of organizations and what happens in them. Strategies, modets and tools for school development are reviewed and analyzed from the bases of different governance and leadership perspectives. Different kinds of leadership are studied A partictilar focus is the importance of leadership to the conditions for, and administration of, local development work. Organization and leadership are discussed from different theoretical perspectives, including how organization and leadership are affected by general changes in society.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

For admission to the course, the doctoral student has to be registered as student in the third cycle.


In case of more eligible applicants than number of places, admission to postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Education is given priority.

Course syllabus


Reading and reference list

Reading and reference list for the course


Department of Education and Special Education


Educational Science

Type of course

Subject area course


organisation, ledarskap, skolutveckling

CONTACTUlf Blossing