About the Centre for Educational Leadership

CEL is a resource for individuals, teams and organisations, through its work in:

  • teaching, learning and personal development in leadership (e.g. coaching and mentoring)
  • practice–based research and inquiry into leadership
  • consultancy, collaborative development and partnership
  • international networks of expertise through leadership alumni and partnerships

Teaching and learning

We provide and support learning about leadership through programmes, courses and events.

Find out more about our teaching and learning.


We are committed to conducting and and supporting research as a way of enhancing the understanding and practice of leadership.

Find out more about our research.

Collaborative development and partnerships

We work with partners in the university, in the UK and internationally, through consultancy, evaluation and research.