ECE733 - Teacher as Leader


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course E606



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

6 x online seminar sessions per trimester, 2 x cloud conferences per trimester


This unit will give students knowledge about educational leadership. Students will find and review appropriate literature about leadership in educational settings and apply this to contexts of their choosing. They will review and critique scholarly literature and will synthesise their findings identify strategies that leaders in a specific role in educational leadership might apply to problem-solving and consider the knowledges and skills they would need to fulfil such a role. Unit content will include student’s research into legislative areas in both the early childhood and primary sectors. Furthermore, students will discuss leadership as a means to increase their professional learning through their own and others teaching performance, as well as children’s learning. Student’s will engage in professional learning through the development of a collaborative ePortfolio will provide opportunities for self and professional critique by the means of networking and research. Students will engage with the ECA Code of Ethics and the VIT Code of Conduct to review ethical dilemmas and seek to understand professional responsibilities and the implications of ethical decision-making in leadership.

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