LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU4LAM

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning Activitieslectures, workshops, online activities, student leadership conference

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEDU3CAT OR EDU4EI OR EDU3EI

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Leadership: Contexts and Complexities in Early Childhood Education

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWaniganayake, M., Cheeseman, S., Fenech, M., Hadley, F., & Shepherd, W.

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherOXFORD

ISBN9780190309367

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
02. Articulate and demonstrate the meaning and purpose of advocacy and activism through leadership.
03. Recognise and identify personal goals and demonstrate an ability to reflect on own professional abilities and continuous improvement.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Professional plan (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Professional plan (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Professional plan (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Grieshaber

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
Two 1.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Professional plan (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 4/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Conference presentation (word equivalence 1500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Leadership and Management Activity Book (approx 2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Professional plan (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3