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This online unit, offered by Macquarie University and Open Universities Australia, aims to develop students’ capacity to lead quality childhood education. They will critically examine social, political and legal contexts within Australia, and explore leadership theory in an early childhood setting.
Students will investigate diverse management structures, regulatory and legislative frameworks, and the ethical and professional roles and responsibilities of early childhood teachers as leaders and managers.
Leading and Managing Early Childhood Settings will equip future managers and leaders with the theory and analytical skills they need to provide quality childhood education at their respective workplaces.
You must have successfully completed the following units before starting this unit:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following course:
In this Leading and Managing Early Childhood Settings unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit is suited for those who wish to teach in “prior to school” settings, such as pre-schools and childcare centres. Using a combination of theory, practice and policy, you will be well equipped to provide quality childhood education for young children.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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This online Management and Leadership in Early Childhood Education unit from Curtin University examines critical components of an effective early childhood program including teachers and the school community.