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Leaders now hold key responsibilities for developing the human resource capacities in their organisations. During times of rapid and complex change this responsibility is increased. The professional development and on-going learning of staff, to meet changes in roles and capability requirements in response to internal and external forces, becomes a critical leadership skill. This unit examines some contemporary approaches to continuing professional development and development of staff to attain professional standards and capabilities. The potential for using the principles and practices associated with learning organisations to embed learning not as an add-on, but rather as a critical aspect of organisational life, are also analysed.
|Unit name||Leading and Managing People|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Lisa Ehrich|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of some of the major challenges of leading and managing people in educational institutions;
- Critically examine these challenges through analysis, synthesis and evaluation of relevant literature;
- Apply new knowledge and understandings in a critically analytical way to practice (eg a school or organisational setting);
- Identify and critically reflect upon key considerations when planning professional development programs
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|Assessment||Literature review (40%)|Essay (60%)|
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