About us Centre for Leadership and Enterprise

CLE promotes excellence and equity in higher education through research that highlights both the academic study of and research investigation into effective practices in strategic and operational leadership, management and governance in education.

CLE promotes excellence and equity in higher education through research that highlights both the academic study of and research investigation into effective practices in strategic and operational leadership, management and governance in education, including the operation of organisational strategy, policy, cultures and systems. The centre also provide postgraduate and professional development study, training and consultancy services in leadership and management in education, trust, e-learning, communities of practice, post-compulsory education and related studies, particularly those allied to social enterprise initiatives.

While the geographical focus of our activities is located in London and the South East, we also carry out research and training with numerous partners across the UK, the EU and in wider international and virtual contexts, working with colleagues in the EU, US, Australia, Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Malaysia and the Middle East.

The centre functions as a hub for the coordination and implementation of leadership, management, e-learning and enterprise research activities and postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Education and Health, fostering collegiality and encouraging cross-faculty and inter-disciplinary initiatives. A broad emphasis across education and healthcare leadership and enterprise studies includes the development of international social enterprise and wider community engagement through the provision of vibrant, high quality standards of good practice in research, consultancy and continuing professional development.

Centre for Leadership and Enterprise is part of the Faculty of Education & Health, University of Greenwich.