Educational Leadership,Management and Program Assessment

EDU30062 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 12 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

Prerequisites

237.5 cps in:
BA-EDUEC/BA-EDUEC2 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
OR
BA-EDECP / BA-EDECPS (SOL) (Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary)
AND
EDU30003 Curriculum, Planning and Assessment for Infants: Practicum 3E

Aims and objectives

This unit provides pre-service teachers with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully work in a variety of leadership and managerial positions within an early childhood service. Pre-service teachers will also gain skills that enable them to be effective communicators.

Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Analyse the skills and dispositions required for the roles of early childhood leader and manager and appreciate their inter-connectedness.
2. Apply current theories and models of leadership and understand how they apply them appropriately to educational settings.
3. Identify legal requirements for managing and operating early childhood services.
4. Work collaboratively to develop early childhood policies and procedures.
5. Critically evaluate principles and strategies for assessment and reporting of student learning and development.
6. Examine ethical requirements for policies and working in complex partnerships with families, children, colleagues and members of the community.

Courses with unit

BA-EDECP / BA-EDECPS (SOL) Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
BA-EDUEC/EDUEC2 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)