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Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood EDP706
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.
|Unit name||Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Lauren Armstrong|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ESM782
|Assessment||Test or quiz|Essay (40%)|Critically Appraised Topic (60%)|
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