Diploma Educational Planning & Management

The Diploma in Educational Planning and Management is a particularly planned and detailed programme aimed at strengthening and enhancing the administrative skills of teachers who want to expand their positions beyond their domain specific responsibilities.The course examines critical management and planning issues confronting contemporary education from a range of pertinent viewpoints. The course takes a critical look at present educational planning and management techniques and ideas, and seeks to make judgments in light of unique cultural, social, economic, and institutional settings. This course will provide students with an overview and knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories underlying the planning and management of education as a public service and a "public good." The student will develop transferable skills in the analysis and evaluation of significant management and planning topics through the critical application of these concepts and theories to specific issues and challenges identified in the literature and in practice (e.g., through published case studies).

Core Courses

  • Planning for Population Education
  • Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Processes of Educational Planning
  • Development Education
  • Curriculum Planning and Evaluation
  • Plan Implementation and Management
  • Basic Concepts of Educational Planning

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate or  Bachelors or MA/MS/Mphil or Equivalent as  required by respective Institute.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


Many people who want to work in education planning and management begin their careers in the classroom. Teachers who want to increase their impact will usually pursue higher education in order to meet the standards for becoming a principal or working as a school district administrator. While an undergraduate degree in education with testing is required to obtain a teaching license, a master’s degree in education is required to advance to the next level.

Some common education planning and management  careers include the following:

  • School principal
  • Assistant/vice-principal
  • School-district administrator
  • Superintendent
  • Private school dean
  • Director of admissions
  • Preschool director
  • College/university president
  • Provost/chief academic officer

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