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:
Online
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
ECE6007

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 debate 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 Develop a presentation describing leadership vision underpinned by relationships with peers, families and communities 25%
Assignment Create a podcast articulating leadership practices of an early childhood setting through an activist frame 50%
Assignment Develop a short writing description discussing how the image of the teacher influences the role and actions of administration 25%
5000 words or equivalent

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