High Resolves Leadership Project

Subject EDUC90568 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Attendance at High Resolves Initiative Training, and individual supervision of work in schools.

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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


Assoc Prof Raymond Misson
Subject Overview: In this subject, students will undertake the High Resolves Leadership training, and then help implement the High Resolves Initiative within on of the schools participation in the program. They will work with the school community in organising and running the program, and produce a report reflecting on the value of the program and making recommendations for future changes.

On completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of what it means to be a global citizen;
  • Discuss in depth matters of collective identity, equity and justice in a global context;
  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of strategies for conflict resolution and collective action;
  • Run activities in schools that heighten global awareness.

Assessment: A report of 4000 words, due the the examination period (100%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Ability to analyse critically global issues;
  • Organisational skills in running programs in schools;
  • Leadership skills in working with teams of students;
  • Presentation skills in developing programs in school.
Notes: Teacher candidates who take this subject must be undertaking their Professional Practice in a High Resolves Initiative school.

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