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The diploma in Educational Leadership and Management is a one year program. The aim of this program is to inculcate leadership and managerial skills in prospective and in-service school principals. This innovative program is designed to prepare individuals for leadership role improving teaching and learning through improving management and administration of school. This program will prepare exemplary leaders with strong commitment to educational change. The aim of Educational Leadership and Management program is to serve current and future educational leaders in Pakistan by offering advance learning opportunities in educational leadership and engaging in scholarly activities to advance knowledge and practice in the field of educational leadership.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum BA/BSC / 14 years of Education with 2nd Division will be eligible to apply

Selection Process

Selection of the candidates will be made strictly on the basis of merit/criteria laid down by the Department/ University.


One Year / Two Semester

Medium of Instruction


Teaching Methodology

Online classes are conducted during workshops in each semester

1. Educational Leadership -1645
2. Organizational Leadership -1646
3. Instructional Supervision-1647
4. Instituational Development -1648
5. Educational Research -1649

1. School Administration and Supervision -1690
2. School Community Relations-1691
3. Comparative Perspective of ELM-1692
4. Educational Resource Management -1693
5. Research /Project -1694





2 semesters


Online classes are conducted for all courses during workshops


Research Project


Project presentation is to be made in the department before final evaluation passing marks are 50%


The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.