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ELT711 - Theories and Models of Leadership: Introduction

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course E760, E761, E762, E763, or E763T

Unit chair:J Rowlands

Must have passed 8 credit points including EEE751, EEE752, EPR701 and EPR702



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit specifically aims to develop understandings of a range of contemporary leadership theories with a view to critically reflecting on leadership qualities, skills, attributes and ethics as enacted in a wide range of educational contexts. The unit actively considers the complexities of educational leadership and change and, in particular, leadership planning and curriculum change. It also enables the generation and evaluation of emerging leadership skills and ambitions within the context of relevant professional standards.


A 3000 word essay in the form of a critical review of specified leadership theories. 50%

A 3000 word essay in the form of a critical response to one of four provided leadership scenarios. 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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