Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Fifteen hours of intensive contact supported by structured materials for private study |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kay Margetts, Prof Andrea Christine Nolan
This subject is concerned with understanding the notion of leadership within the early childhood profession. Topics will include conceptualising the nature of leadership in early childhood, global perspectives and emergent models; working with parents, colleagues and other professionals; developing networks and working with government and non-government agencies; methods of communication and identification of typical problems associated with the communication process; nature of decision making in the centre; sources of power and influence; policy development and the role that early childhood professionals may play as advocates engaged in a wider societal context.
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Essays and assignments totalling 4000 words.
Resources provided to distance students: students will be provided with a course handbook, subject guide, study guide and a book of readings.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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