Australian Educational Leadership

Course code EDUC6352Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course brings together Australian education policy, research and practice to explore the nature of school leadership in contemporary Australia.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will be expected to:

1) Demonstrate an understanding of the Australian education policy context;
2) Investigate the impact of different policy players on schools and schooling; and
3) Critically engage with contemporary policy issues facing Australian school leaders.
ContentIndicative content will include:

- The Australian education policy structure
- The Australian school system
- National, Federal and State education policy
- Historical education policy moves in Australia
- International education policy trends
- Educational leadership as the mediator of policy
Replacing Course(s)EDUC6032
TransitionThis course will be counted as the equivalent of EDUC6032 for the purposes of transition.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsIntegrated Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsShort Essay: Trends in Australian education policy
Essays / Written AssignmentsTerm Paper: Analysis of the impact of policy on school leadership
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks