Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC6352

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

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


Availability

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  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able 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.


Content

Indicative 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

Requisite

This course replaces EDUC6032. If you have successfully completed EDUC6032 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Essay: Essay: Trends in Australian Education Policy

Written Assignment: Term Paper: Analysis of the impact of policy on school leadership


Contact hours

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term