EPA614: Management of change, school effectiveness and school improvement - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

EPA614: Management of change, school effectiveness and school improvement

Module Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of this module is to provide students with knowledge on the concepts of change management, school effectiveness and school improvement. 

Module Content

Students will study topics covering  the nature of change in modern organizations, the need for change and the factors influencing change, planning change, the role of the individual and change, school as an organization and change, change at the level of the education system, leadership and change, as well as innovative programs in education and international research. At the same time, they will study the characteristics of an effective school organization, the teachers’ characteristics, creating a climate for change, theoretical models of educational effectiveness, measuring school effectiveness, and study the most important research findings in order to improve school efficiency. Finally, they will examine various school effectiveness research programs conducted in Cyprus and internationally.

Additional Info

  • Κωδικός / Course Code: EPA614
  • ECTS: 15
  • Τρόποι Αξιολόγησης / Assessment:


  • Διάρκεια Φοίτησης/ Length of Study: Εξαμηνιαία (χειμερινό) / Semi-annual (fall)
  • Κόστος/ Tuition Fees: 900 euro
  • Επίπεδο Σπουδών/ Level: Μεταπτυχιακό/ Postgraduate