Leading for Learning
Students will examine teaching and learning through the lens of transformational leadership. Additionally, the course will focus on the development of learning-focused organisations. Emphasis will be placed on research-informed options for: effective teaching, student engagement and management, program evaluation, real-time reflection, building a cultural of professional renewal and embedding adult learning theory. This course is aptly designed for students who aspire to be leaders in educational settings or other settings where continuous learning is valued and expected.
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Assess the substantial characteristics of high-quality teaching and learning;
2. Design and support expert professional development systems focused on learning;
3. Evaluate current learning organisations in terms of teaching and learning practices and policies using the new knowledge from this course and pose research-based improvements.
The course is presented across three modules, each with a related assessment task. The following list indicates course content:
Module 1 - focuses on world-leading learning and teaching understandings;
Module 2 - focuses on professional development and creating an organisation focused on learning;
Module 3 - draws the two previous modules together and asks students to make a plan for pedagogical improvement demonstrating their understanding of school effectiveness and school improvement and the current level of practice.
This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6019. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6019 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6119.
Professional Task: Assignment 1
Professional Task: Assignment 2
Professional Task: Assignment 3
Integrated Learning Session
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1