Action Enquiry for School Improvement, Certificate | Online (optional) | Middlesex University | London, United Kingdom
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Action Enquiry for School Improvement

12 months
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Develop your practice through research into an area of your choosing in this short course in Action Enquiry for School Improvement Module offered by Middlesex University designed for a wide range of educators, with opportunities to study at a convenient location (subject to arrangement), if you are part of a school or local authority cohort.


Course content

  • This short course in Action Enquiry for School Improvement Module by Middlesex University is structured to enable you to maintain your professional employment while advancing your learning through part-time study sessions at our London campus, online via distance learning or at a convenient location agreed between your organisation and the University (if you are part of a school or local authority cohort).
  • This innovative course enables you to choose the focus of your enquiry based on your own and institutional needs for improvement. 

Through a series of study sessions you will explore a range of key topics that will enhance your enquiry and subsequent practice, including:

  • The process of collaborative action enquiry;
  • The use of action enquiry within school improvement initiatives;
  • Planning action enquiry for improvement;
  • Undertaking and sustaining an action enquiry for improvement.

Programme Structure

The portfolio may include:
  • Needs analysis;
  • Professional autobiography;
  • Reviewing the literature;
  • Research methodology;
  • Research methods;
  • Data analysis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements


  • We normally require a second class honours degree 2:2 or above and working in education.
  • You should be working in education and have completed at least one other CPD education module prior to commencing this module.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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