Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lea Waters
MGSE Student Centre: PH: 8344 8285
In this subject, you will use look at the organisation as the level/unit of analysis. We will continue our exploration of positive psychology in subject 3 by considering the application of positive psychology to schools which is the field of inquiry known as ‘Positive Education’. You will work in teams to present on a Positive Education topic in class. The Developmental Learning Framework will be used to analyse your school as an ‘organisation’ via the 5 learning domains. Ethical leadership will be a key theme in this subject. You will explore the discourse around ‘positive organisational scholarship’ and will investigate theories of virtuous organisations. The ‘Leader as Researcher’ theme will continue on from subject two and continued consideration will be given to in school change projects and students will write a full literature review.
• Critically evaluate empirical research within the disciplines of school leadership and organisational behaviour.
There are 2 categories of assessment totalling 8000 words
Shawn Achor (2010) The happiness advantage: the seven principles that fuel success and performance at work, New York, Random House .
Patrick Duignan (2007) Educational Leadership: Key Challenges and Ethical Tensions
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On completion of this subject, students will:
Master of School Leadership |
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