Leading and Managing Educational Change

Course code EDUC6353
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


This course critically explores the leadership and management of educational change in the contemporary context.


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  • Semester 2 - 2015


  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Investigate and critically engage with the concepts, principles, and research findings relating to educational change processes;

2. Reflect upon and analyse educational change issues and the relationship to strategic management; and

3. Develop strategic planning for initiating change in an educational setting.


Indicative content will include:

  • Theories of educational change
  • Historical and contemporary developments in educational change processes
  • Strategic management perspectives and planning
  • Issues related to educational change management

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6034. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6034 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6353.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay and Discussion

Project: Project (50%) and Discussion (10%)

Contact Hours

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Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Classes are usually scheduled in 2hrs per week, but may be compressed in workshop form, blended modes, or completed as equivalent online.