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The Educational Leader - ECHE420

This unit examines the theoretical and research influences relating to the role of Educational Leader in an early childhood setting. It draws on contemporary approaches to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment with a focus on effective pedagogies that contribute to enhanced learning outcomes for young children. Building on the pedagogical principles and practices of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) the unit considers ways that educational leaders can promote thoughtful curriculum decisions that contribute to positive learning outcomes for young children. It analyses contemporary approaches to leadership and those that are understood to be most effective in early childhood settings – this includes an examination of models of distributed leadership.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Ms Sandra Cheeseman

ECHP324 or ECHP325 or ECHP327 or ECHP499 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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