LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU4LAM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject pre-service teachers will examine a broad range of leadership styles and management 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 will also investigate the issues that shape early childhood leadership such as: policy, legal requirements, political influences, professional ethics and operational management, Additionally, Pre-service teachers will examine advocacy through leadership research and practice and consider ways to advocate for professional and community awareness of the importance of early childhood education.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU3EI or EDU3TIL

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 Education - 2nd editionPrescribedWaniganayake, M., Cheeseman, S., Fenech, M., Hadley, F., & Shepherd, W. (2017)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:
lectures, workshops, online activities, student leadership conference
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Articulate and demonstrate the meaning and purpose of advocacy and activisim through leadership.

Activities:
lectures, workshops, online activities, student leadership conference
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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

Activities:
lectures, workshops, online activities, student leadership conference
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan (approx 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Online, 2019, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan (approx 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Online, 2019, Online Study 4/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 46
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 46 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan (approx 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Online, 2019, Online Study 1/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 19
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03
Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Professional plan (approx 1500 words)30 01, 02, 03