Oxford Open Learning


Course Content

There are six modules in the  Certificate of Educational Administration course and each module contains three units.

Module One: Work Management

  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Dealing with School Visitors 

Module Two: Government Policies

  • Current Policies and Practice
  • Leadership
  • Change Management 

Module Three: Office Administration

  • Facilities Management
  • ICT
  • Budgeting

Module Four: Business Management

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Educational Marketing
  • Human Resource Management

Module Five: Education and the Law

  • Employment Law
  • Health and Safety
  • Educational Rights

Module 6 Work-Based Module

  • School Efficiency
  • Reflecting in the Workplace
  • Personal and Professional Development


The programme is assessed entirely by coursework. There are no examinations.

Each unit includes an assignment question. So there are three potential assignment questions per module. Students choose one assignment question for each module and complete six in total. Students must pass all of their assignments to be awarded a Certificate in Educational Administration. All students must also take part in compulsory online tutorials which we deliver through our virtual classroom. There are sixteen tutorials that take place every three weeks or so according to the study schedule for the course.

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4 Kings Meadow

Phone: 0800 9 75 75 75