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Educational Leadership,Management and Program Assessment

Overview of the unit

Unit code:  EDU30062
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit helps pre-service teachers learn how 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.

Content

Topics to be discussed may include:

  • Analyse the skills and dispositions required for the roles of early childhood leader and manager and appreciate their inter-connectedness.
  • Apply current theories and models of leadership and understand how they apply them appropriately to educational settings.
  • Identify legal requirements for managing and operating early childhood services.
  • Work collaboratively to develop early childhood policies and procedures.
  • Critically evaluate principles and strategies for assessment and reporting of student learning and development.
  • Examine ethical requirements for policies and working in complex partnerships with families, children, colleagues and members of the community.

This unit is found in Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary).