Courses & Units

Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood EDP706

Introduction

This unit connects theory, policy and practice concerning leadership and advocacy in early childhood. Topics will include contemporary models that foster effective leadership, constructive management strategies and considered ways to promote advocacy in early childhood. Students will also have opportunities to refine their curriculum leadership, including how best to support staff in the promotion of high quality documentation and planning for children's learning and development.

Summary

Unit name Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood
Unit code EDP706
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Lauren Armstrong
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate contemporary literature and research about ways that different leadership models can and should impact on learning in early childhood settings.
  • critique ways to address leadership challenges concerning staff in early childhood contexts.
  • discuss different issues relating to advocacy in early childhood.
  • incorporate a range of perspectives, synthesise information and reference according to the APA style of formatting.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

ESM782

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz|Critically Appraised Topic (60%)|Essay (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

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