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EDPROF 709 - Early Childhood Leadership

Course code
Early Childhood Leadership
Learning, Development and Professional Practice
Delivery modes
Course director

Maria Cooper

Course description

A practice-focused course that introduces leadership theory and research in order to examine leadership beliefs and attitudes. Will explore leadership in diverse early childhood services using problem-based methodology. Will develop and strengthen leadership practices to improve outcomes for children, families and whānau.

Course overview

This blended course with online and on campus days is suitable for early childhood teachers, leaders, and others who wish to broaden their understandings of educational leadership in the unique context of early childhood education. You will engage in a critical exploration of relevant leadership theory, research and concepts that take into account both the individual and collective, and include considerations for Māori and Pasifika perspectives. You will be encouraged to think critically about the enactment of leadership in practice, with a view to enhancing teaching, learning and care for children, families, teachers and leaders.

Currently scheduled classes

2020 Epsom (Semester 2): Online teaching with compulsory on campus 3 hours evening sessions on Mondays 20 July, 24 August and 12 October from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

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