Courses & Units

Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood EDP706

Launceston

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 Gregory (Greg) Ashman
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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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
070101 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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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

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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