Educational leadership



If you're inspired to teach, you've got the power to make a huge difference in people's lives. Deakin's postgraduate education courses are an excellent stepping stone for teachers looking to advance and expand their career opportunities in leadership, specialist or professional development roles.

Learn from the best

Our teaching staff are passionate about applied learning and teaching and have many years of experience in the sector. They offer our students a wealth of practical experience and industry contacts.

Choosing the right course

If you're interested in a career in this discipline, Deakin can help you get there.

Are you new to this area of study?

If you haven't previously worked or studied in this area, you'll need to complete an undergraduate course before moving on to our specialised postgraduate programs. 

Browse the undergraduate offerings in some of our other education disciplines. 

Are you working or studying in this area?

If you've completed an undergraduate course or have professional experience in this field, Deakin's postgraduate offering will help you reach your career goals.

Educational leadership courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

Research with us and get support from our experienced staff, who are committed to the field of educational leadership.

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Recent Deakin research

The social construction of leadership education

Jon Billsberry examines the idea that there is no agreed definition of what leadership is or any universal agreement about who might be regarded a leader.

Our community

We’ve got links with a number of industry partners including:

  • Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics (RECSAM)
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD)
  • National Taiwan Normal University 
  • International Centre for Classroom Research, University of Melbourne 
  • various schools
  • universities in Germany, Sweden and Mexico.

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Choose an area that you're interested in and learn how Deakin's extensive range of study options and experiences can help turn your dreams into reality.

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