Curriculum Leadership and Management

Subject EDUC90140 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 11-Jul-2016
Teaching Period 29-Jul-2016 to 13-Aug-2016
Assessment Period End 14-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 14-Jul-2016
Census Date 05-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 30-Sep-2016

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours

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:


Assoc Prof David Gurr


Subject Overview:

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, curriculum administration and structure, computer-based learning, organizational culture, and assessment and reporting.

Learning Outcomes:

This subject aims to develop knowledge and understanding of

  • curriculum leadership
  • contemporary models of learning
  • the links between leadership and student outcomes
  • leadership interventions
  • future schools

Written assignment or project equivalent to 5,000 words (100 per cent).

This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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

  • create an effective environment to enhance student learning and success;
  • anticipate and plan strategically for curriculum change within a specified context;
  • develop and implement strategies for shared leadership and high achievement; and
  • understand the leadership competencies which help create conditions for successful learning

Generic Skills:

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

  • Demonstrate a range leadership and management competencies necessary implement organisational change;
  • Understand curriculum design in a range of educational setting understanding teaching and learning approaches in a range of contexts;
  • Demonstrate planning and strategic thinking skills.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Education
Master of Education
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)

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