EUB404 Leadership, Management and Advocacy

Unit synopsis

In this unit you will explore essential elements of quality early childhood education and care, including leadership, management and advocacy. These are essential when building strong, respectful and meaningful relationships with children, families and staff. Understandings of leadership, management and advocacy  from diverse, contemporary and cultural perspectives,  enable early childhood educators to work optimally with diverse children, families and communities in varying early childhood contexts. Through exploring leadership and management theories and approaches to advocacy from contemporary research and literature you will expand upon and master your existing skills. Advocacy and its capacity to affect change and growth is integral to the unit. Social justice, ethics, and equity are explored as effective principles for the successful leadership and management of early childhood services.

Faculty
Faculty of Education
School/Discipline
Faculty of Education
Study area
Education
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
6 Week Teaching Period - 5, 2019 2 September 2019 - 18 October 2019
  • Kelvin Grove

Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $820
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,796
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,792
Study abroad program
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Equivalents
EAB515

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines