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Educational Leadership, Management and Program Assessment

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: EDU30062 

Contact Hours: Recommended 10 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.

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