Strategic Planning and Participatory Action

This course grounds participants in knowledge, skills, processes, values and attitudes essential to empowering education stakeholders to lead, manage, participate in and ensure the success of school and district development initiatives. It involves participants in planning to cover all key areas of school activity — curriculum determination, implementation and support for teaching and learning, governance, management systems and procedures; organization development; mobilisation and stakeholder consensus building for development; implementation and monitoring of plans; performance evaluation and accountability systems. Strategic planning theories and techniques will form an integral part of this course. Candidates will be required to craft and present strategic plans for their organisations or other selected organisations.