ED-D 541

Leadership in Rural Education

Units: 1.5

An examination of the historical contexts, unique issues, and recent developments surrounding leadership in rural and remote education, globally, nationally, and provincially, including First Nations. Focus is on issues of equitable educational opportunities, recruitment and retention of educators, multi-grade classes, professional isolation, and demands of community-based lifestyle and the benefits of technology. The dearth of rural education research is explored.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ED-D 541, ED-D 591 (if taken in the same topic).

Graduate course in the Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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