MA Module: Leading Teacher Development

We’re leading Module 5: Leading Teacher Development of the University of Buckingham’s new Online MA in Education (Teaching and Learning). How can you make sure the professional development in your setting is evidence-informed? How can you support your colleagues to improve? How can you measure the impact of professional development and make sure it has a positive impact on pupil outcomes? This 30 credit module is available to support you with these questions and more individually or as part of a complete part-time MA programme.

Our module provides a route into the evidence-informed leadership of teacher development, drawing on expertise from across the sector to help you map professional development to evidence and ensure a positive impact on pupil outcomes. Applications are open for September 2020 starts.

This module is led by our Chief Executive, David Weston.

David Weston is thDavid Weston imagee founder and Chief Executive of the Teacher Development Trust, and the Chair of the Department for Education’s Teacher Development Expert Group. He is an author and former secondary maths and physics teacher. David is a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching and sits on the College’s Council.

See dates and costs on the right of this page. If you have any questions, please call the team on 020 3961 6794.

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The closing date for applications is 1 August 2020

Entry Requirements:

To apply for this course you must:

  • have a degree from a UK University (2.2 or above) or equivalent
  • be working in a school


    The full MA course is paid on a modular basis. Each 30 credit module will cost £1000.

How to Apply

      • Go to the

    course site

      • or Contact The School of Education on +44 (0)1280820222 or by


    • You will need to supply:
  • A copy of your passport photo page
  • A copy of your degree certificate
  • A copy of your PGCE certificate and transcript (if you have a PGCE) to show credit level if wishing to transfer in credits

Module Benefits

  • Guide your own learning
  • Designed to fit around a busy teaching schedule
  • Learn with world-famous experts
  • Apply research to practice
  • Learn how to lead effective organisational change
  • Support colleagues to improve
  • Measure the impact of professional development
  • Earn 30 masters credits