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ECM704 - Introduction to Educational Leadership and Administration

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Vongalis-Macrow




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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit introduces students to the current literature in educational administration and leadership. It looks at developments in the United Kingdom and the USA as well as Australia and New Zealand. The unit addresses four key themes:

  • Leadership and administration
  • Leading for learning
  • The learning community
  • Leading for social justice


Two 3000 word essays of equal value which display a) a familiarity with debates in the field and an ability to articulate a philosophy of educational administration within the context of these debates and b) an ability to show how this philosophy relates to educational practice in a particular context.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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