A weekly student seminar series for MPhil and PhD in Educational Leadership students. It is a platform to draft, share, review, revise scholarly works. 

Nature: Practical Research                                                             

Credit Hours: 9 Cr.

Course Description (Dissertation):

The students are required to conduct an independent educational research/inquiry based on a defined original research problem, theoretical perspective(s) and sound research design. The process of completing the design entails – proposal defense, completion of the research under the guidance of an assigned supervisor, evaluation by an external examiner, and successful viva-voce.

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Course Description (Papers):

The students can choose the Research Papers options in which they write two publishable research papers in which one of them should have been published in a refereed journal (approved by the Research Committee). The process entails the students proposing the area/topics for the research that develops into a paper, assignment of the supervisor, submission of completed and published papers, and viva-voce.


The main objective of the course is to provide in-depth understanding of education from the behaviorist/cognitive, constructivist, critical, and transformative perspectives. At the end of this course enables student to analyze and assess the existing educational landscape of society using both eastern, western, critical, constructivist, postmodern, and transformative worldviews to education. 

The course EDLE 652  Policy and Governance for Educational Leadership is designed for M.Phil student.