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Course Description of “ School Management 531 EdM

Second Semester 1434/1435 AH



School management is part of educational management as a science and art and not only as practice and imitation. Managerial, educational and contemporary thought refers to a change in the concept of school management according to the social, economic and technical developments which have all led to a change in the relationship of the school principal with the people around him/her. This has increased his/her tasks and roles which he/she plays in serving society and satisfying its current and future needs and requirements.


Course Objectives:

 - General Objective: 

This course aims at providing the students with the most important knowledge in the field of school management, its technical and human requirements, its responsibilities for  those who work in this field, and the means through which it can carry out its tasks through studying the development of general management and its relationships with educational and school management.  The course also aims at reviewing the most important managerial models, learning about managerial leadership, and school management skills and proficiencies which school principals should have. Besides, it aims at learning about the duties and responsibilities of school principals and the most important challenges that face them in their work.


-Specific Objectives:

- Learning about the concept of school management and its models

- Learning about the concept of educational planning and how to execute it.

- Applying the concepts to different situations in educational institutions

- Realizing the importance of practicing the tasks of school management practically 

Course Outline:


Contact Hours

Number of Weeks





Agreeing with the MA students on carrying out the activities of the course

First Week



The concept of modern school management and its relationship with the science of management ( concept, aims and characteristics )

Second Week



Tasks of school management ( planning, organization, guidance, coordination, monitoring and assessment )

Third Week



The concept of theory, the sources of building theory, the most important theories of educational management and the theory of management ( as a social process, as a decision-making process and as tasks and components ) and the theory of human relations

Fourth Week




Models of school management ( autocratic, democratic and easy going )

Fifth Week



Managerial leadership ( concept, the difference between management and leadership ) leadership theories, theory ( features, behavior, situation, probability, and Fielder’s Model of leadership ) 

Sixth Week



School management skills ( time management, class management, managerial communication, crisis management, the assessment of personnel performance and authorization )

Seventh Week



Modern trends in school management ( quality management, goal-oriented management and change management )

Eighth Week



 Proficiencies of school principals ( personal, human, conscious and technical )

Ninth Week



The ethics of school management and the extent to which school principals commit to them ( concept, sources, and reasons of interest in ethics )

Tenth Week



Duties and responsibilities of school principals ( administrative duties and supervisory duties)

Eleventh Week



Challenges of school management ( technical challenges related to the educational process, administrative challenges related to administrative work and organizational challenges related to the educational system )

Twelfth Week



End-of-Term Exam

Thirteenth Week


Course Details:

Methods of Teaching the Course:

1. The theoretical method: lectures

2. Educational discussions which depend on exchanging ideas

3. Training students to solve managerial problems related to various educational situations

4.  Using smart boards and administrative applications from the Internet


Course Assessment: 

-  10 Marks for students’ regular attendance of classes ( each three late comings to class count as one absence from a class )

-  30 Marks for preparing a topic of the topics of the course, presenting it and discussing it in class

-  20 Marks for the course file ( achievement file ) which includes all documents related to the course such as reports, relevant topics from the Internet, experiments and homework )

-  30 Marks for the final exam



The following list includes the references that can be made use of: 

-         Setrak, Badri Riyadh ( 2008 ) Educational Planning and Economy, King Saud University Library, Riyadh.

-         Amer, Tariq Abdulrawoof, ( 2007 ), Educational Planning and School Map, Zahra Al-Sharq Library.

-         Al-Ajami, Mohammad Hussein, ( 2008 ), Educational Management and Planning: Theory and Practice, Dar Al-Sira.

-         Al-Adawi, Saeed Bin Abdullah ( 2007 ), Quality of School Education, Al-Nahda, Egypt.

-         Al-Ghamdi, Hamdan Ahmad ( 1428 AH ) The Ethics of General Education, Al-Rushd Library, Riyadh.

-         Al-Ghamdi, Hamdan Ahmad and Khalid Bin Dahmash ( 1426 AH ), The Ethics of Teaching and the Ways of Supporting it in the Saudi Educational System, a paper presented to a forum on “The Ethics of the Public and Private Sectors” held at the General Management Institute on Tuesday 20/1/1426 AH corresponding to 1/3/2005 in Riyadh.

-         Ghanima, Mohammad Mutwali ( 2009 ), Educational Planning, Dar Al-Masira, Riyadh. Madbuli,Mohamamd Abdulkhaliq, ( 2001 ), Strategic School Planning, Al-Dar Al-Arabia for Writers, Cairo.

-         Al-Muneef, Moahammad Saleh, ( 2002) Basic Skills of School Principals, 1st Edition, Riyadh. 

-         Betty, J.(2001) Management of the Business Classroom, (Editor) National Business Education Association.

-         Mac Cabe, p.(1000) The Role of The School Principal.

-         Denning, Basilw (1989). Making Strategic Planning Work in Practice, Pergamum.

-         Roger, Kaufman (1982) Identifying and Solving Problems: a system approach. San Diego California.

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