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EDM8018 Leading in Early Childhood

Short Description: Leading in Early Childhood
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070101 - Teacher Education: Early Child
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 30 November 2021


Pre-requisite: EDM5014


This course will introduce preservice teachers to the historical and comparative theory and practices associated with effective leadership and management with emphasis given to contextually relevant notions of leadership.

It will incorporate leadership knowledge and skills for early childhood teachers working with children, families, staff and community, responding to policy change and maintaining procedures which reflect current legal and ethical requirements.

Preservice teachers will engage with research, the National Quality Framework and professional standards as sources of professional learning and collaborate as a collegial team to explore issues relating to current trends that will impact their future roles as leader practitioners in early childhood contexts.

How leadership knowledge and skills inform advocacy for the early childhood field will be explored along with effective ways to facilitate critical dialogue.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 30 November 2021