ELT701 - Governance in Education


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will undertake online exercises, case studies, debates (using technology-based mediums) and student-led discussions


Note: Face to face intensives are offered annually in SA, WA, Victoria and NSW, to enquire about the availability of these options please email ebladmin@deakin.edu.au.


This unit examines the roles, responsibilities and liabilities of educational board members/councillors and educational leaders. It focuses on the role of governance in schools, due diligence, fiduciary duty, risk management, conformance, performance and accountability, and managing the competing demands of diverse stakeholders in education. Topics and debates relating all aspects of school governance are discussed and activities and assignments in this unit relate directly to participants’ work contexts.

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