Leading Change for Student Wellbeing

Subject EDUC90629 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, 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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


Ms Elizabeth Freeman


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: A study of leadership and change theories and models to enable effective advocacy for, and leadership of, initiatives in student wellbeing; a study of the impact of organisational factors (structure, policy and culture) on student wellbeing, organisational health and student and teacher wellbeing.
Objectives: On completion of this subject students, should be able to:
  • Critically analyse the impact of organisational structures, policies, processes and culture and curriculum on student wellbeing and learning outcomes;
  • Identify how theories and models of change can be strategically applied to school improvement processes to enhance student wellbeing and learning;
  • Recommend processes to improve organisational health based on an understanding of the concept of leadership and organisational health and its relationship to student and teacher wellbeing.
Assessment: Two 2,500 word assignments or equivalent projects (50% each), one due mid-semester the other at the end of semester.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Student Wellbeing)

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