LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU4LAM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students examine possible roles in an early childhood context and recognise their own goals for leadership and management, identifying what success will mean in their future professional and personal lives. They also investigate the issues that shape early childhood leadership such as: policy, legal requirements, political influences, professional management, staff dynamics and wellbeing and geographical and socioeconomic factors. Additionally, students explore the varied forms of leadership that can be used to advocate for a stronger recognition of early childhood education as a professional entity.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLeadership: Contexts and Complexities in Early Childhood EducationPrescribedWaniganayake, M., Cheeseman, S., Fenech, M., Hadley, F., & Shepherd, W. (2013)MELBOURNE: OXFORD

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explore aspects of leadership and management and evaluate the attributes of an effective and motivational leader in an Early Childhood context.

Activities:
TBE

02. Work in a team to contribute new and original knowledge to the field of Early Childhood Education.

Activities:
TBE

03. Recognise and identify personal goals and demonstrate an ability to reflect on own professional abilities and continuous improvement.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 35-47, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference attendance and participation30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan30 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference attendance and participation30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan30 01, 02, 03