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  • Objectives
    Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: * effective school and systemic leadership; * strategies for innovation and transformation of schools to improve outcomes for all students in all settings; * the use of data to drive change and intervention focussed on improvement of teaching and learning; * contemporary issues in education and the role of the leader in dealing with these issues in the school setting
  • Academic Title
    Master of School Leadership
  • Course description
    Participants must complete the core subjects before selecting 37.5 points of elective subjects

    Core subjects

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    460-617  Leading Educational Transformation
    This subject explores Educational Leadership, with a special focus on leadership for school and systemic transformation. Adopting Caldwell 's view, transformation is considered to be significant, systematic and sustained change that results in h...     Semester 2     25

    460-618  Foundations of Educational Leadership
    The subject investigates conceptual frameworks that inform educational leadership including: Sergiovanni's five school leadership forces; Bolman and Deal's leadership frames; Robbins' organisational behaviour model, Drysdale, Gurr and ...     Semester 1     25

    460-619  Professional Practice for School Change
    The subject is designed to extend participants' knowledge of educational leadership theory and practice through network based activities. This subject will be supported by a series of structured seminars that address key (a) systemic/community a...     Semester 1     12.50

    In many cases, students may either be required or advised to complete:

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    482-653  Project in School Leadership
    An integral part of the Master of School Leadership is meeting the individual needs of students. This subject is designed to facilitate this. It involves three options. Option One: InternshipStudents are placed for up to 80 hours in a successful scho...     Semester 2     25

    37.5 points of elective subjects

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    482-807  Curriculum Leadership and Management
    This subject focuses on the leadership and management competencies necessary to create an effective environment to enhance student learning and success. Topics include: teaching and learning methodologies, assessing student needs, staff development, ...     Semester 2     12.50

    482-809  Leading a Learning Community
    This subject examines the leadership necessary for developing a learning community. Candidates focus on topics and skills such as collaborative decision-making and problem solving; conflict management and negotiation; and team processes. Understandin...     Semester 2, Summer     12.50

    482-829  Personal and Interpersonal Processes
    This subject addresses development and understanding of self and others, interpersonal relationships, management of organisation and individual stress, conflict management and negotiation skills.     Summer     12.50

    482-891  Understanding H.R.M:People Leadership
    A study of human resource management policy and planning, current issues in human resource management in education, human resource functions and activities including job evaluation and selection, work design, staffing practices, working terms, condit...     Semester 1     12.50

    482-892  School Effectiveness and Improvement
    This subject focuses on the international research literature on educational effectiveness, improvement and quality assurance in education. Candidates review theoretical frameworks developed to account for recent findings in the field of school and t...     Summer     12.50

    481-803  Creating the Learning Organisation
    This subject provides an introduction to what is meant by a `learning organisation' and `organisational learning'. The term `learning organisation' has become increasingly popular in organisational theory and the management and change ...     Semester 2     25

    481-807  Human Resource Management in Education
    This subject examines the changing role, functions and activities of human resource management in an educational setting, and explores current issues, complexities and future challenges. Content areas include human resource policy and planning; job e...     Semester 2     25

    482-707  Leadership
    The starting point for this seminar is a review of theories in leadership. Several sources are provided for candidates who have not completed a masters or other post-graduate study in the field. More detailed attention is then given to current and em...     Semester 1     25

    482-825  Assessment & Develop. of Administrators
    The subject examines the approach to staff assessment, selection and development using assessment centre methodology. Students learn the competencies necessary to become trained assessors in an assessment centre, and to apply these skills in that set...     Semester 2     25

    482-653  Project in School Leadership
    An integral part of the Master of School Leadership is meeting the individual needs of students. This subject is designed to facilitate this. It involves three options. Option One: InternshipStudents are placed for up to 80 hours in a successful scho...     Semester 2     25

    482-805  Marketing in Education
    This subject explores the evolution and application of modern marketing as it applies to educational settings. Aspects such as the marketing concept, market orientation, marketing management, relationships marketing, services marketing, and marketing...     Semester 1     25

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