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ELT711 - Theories and Models of Leadership: Introduction

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course E760

Unit chair:J Rowlands

Minimum 8 credit points of strand study (i.e. early childhood, primary or secondary) and must have passed EEE751, EEE752, EPR701 and EPR702.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This is the first of four units that a foci on the leadership of teaching.


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

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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