This unit prepares pre-service teachers to lead and manage in early childhood settings. Through the frame of advocacy and activism, pre-service teachers will develop knowledge and skills to work ethically with staff, families and communities within the operational and compliance systems in early childhood settings.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
ECE3002

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Justify how relationships contribute to generating an environment and engaging administrative practices.  
  2. Reflect upon and debate the image of the teacher as administrator and how they utilise advocacy and activism to influence the role and actions of administration.  
  3. Formulate a vision to frame administrative work in order to build and support community and manage and oversee an early childhood site.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Presentation Articulate your current philosophy of leadership, underpinned by relationships with peers, families and communities. 30%
Assignment Paper that articulates leadership of an early childhood setting through an activist frame. 40%
Assignment Video that discusses how the image of the teacher influences the role and actions of administration. 30%

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