Eric Addae-Kyeremeh is Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Management and a Chartered Fellow of both The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
He is currently the Associate Head of School- Innovation; in the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport with overall responsibility for teaching and learning innovation, business development, and staff professional development.
Prior to this role Eric was Associate Programme Director (Postgraduate Studies) for Childhood, Youth and Education in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies with responsibility for the academic leadership of the taught postgraduate programmes. His teaching primarily focuses on leadership and management in education. He has chaired and contributed to a number of OU masters modules in Education. As head of qualification from 2013 to 2016, he led the development of the new MA in Education qualification (F70) which started its first presentation in October 2015.
Eric's research interests are broadly in educational leadership and professional learning across cultures and contexts. He has presented academic papers in some of these areas at International conferences. His current research is focused on the use of network ethnography to explore ‘informal learning’ patterns and behaviours of school leaders in sub-Saharan Africa.
Eric's current research is broadly located in educational leadership, professional learning and school improvement.
Investigating Pedagogic Leadership in India (with Kris Stutchbury and Dr Jane Cullen)
This is a small-scale study focusing on headteacher perspectives on pedagogic leadership and the opportunities and constraints that they face in leading on pedagogy. This initial study will inform and help to frame a large-scale proposal to interrogate perspectives on improving pedagogy including questions on who leads on pedagogy in schools.
Funded by SRA in International Development and Inclusive Innovation at the Open University
Using network ethnography to explore professional relations and professional development
This research is part of my EdD titled: Professional development through networking: Perceptions and practices amongst basic school headteachers in Ghana.
Funded by the Open University with support from British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS)
Masters in Education at the OU
External Academic Activities
Nov 2014- May 2015: Academic Director-Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) in Ghana
A UKAID and Government of Ghana programme delivered in collaboration with Cambridge Education
Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Chartered Fellow of the BCS-The Chartered Institute for IT
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