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ELT711 - Theories and Models of Leadership: Introduction

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Trimester 1 Unit Chair:

Bernadette Walker-Gibbs

Cohort rule:

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


Must have passed 8 credit points including 4 units from: EEE751, EEE752, EPR701, EPR702, EPR711, EPR712, EPR721, EPR722, EPR731, EPR732



Incompatible with:


Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

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.


Assessment 1 - A 3000 word essay in the form of a critical review of specified leadership theories - 50%

Assessment 2 - A 3000 word essay in the form of a critical response to one of four provided leadership scenarios - 50%

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