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Leading Education Specialisation


Provides an opportunity for motivated professionals concerned with educational practice to undertake advanced coursework in areas of study that enable them to perform to a high standard in their chosen leadership role or context.




Mount Lawley


South West (Bunbury)




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Learning Outcomes

  1. Adapt specialised knowledge and skills making independent judgments to design, implement and evaluate innovative curriculum to suit the learning and teaching context and optimize inclusivity for students.(8,9,14)
  2. Create and maintain an engaging, inclusive, safe learning environment that responds to barriers, promotes childrens well-being, self regulation and progression in learning. (3)
  3. Demonstrate creativity and personal autonomy adapting assessment and reporting processes, then critically reflect on personal practice using accreditation standards to enhance professional practice. (9,10,14)
  4. Demonstrate specialised knowledge in the policies principles, ethics and legislative requirements for educational leadership. (1)
  5. Demonstrate specialised knowledge in the theories, pedagogical practices and strategies for educational leadership.(1)
  6. Demonstrate specialised knowledge of the impact of culture, cultural identity and linguistic background of students from varying Indigenous and cultural backgrounds. (1,15)
  7. Demonstrate specialised technical, trans literacy and creative skills to develop learning strategies for students with varied learning abilities. (5,11,14)
  8. Embed sustainable practices and highlight responsibilities for a sustainable future and our shared connections as global citizens. (13,16)
  9. Exercise critical thinking and judgment to identify complex issues within the teaching and learning cycle through which current practices are examined, outcomes reviewed and new ideas generated. (4,14)
  10. Research, analyse, evaluate and communicate the theoretical concepts and methods used for effective learning and teaching and educational leadership.(6)
  11. Review, analyse and synthesise knowledge of the pedagogical practices for educational leadership to create a philosophy that underpins effective teaching and learning. (2,3)
  12. Work collaboratively with colleagues to evaluate and improve teaching approaches as part of ongoing professional development. (12)


Select 4 units from:

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
EPA6155 ^Leading in Challenging Contexts15
EPA6156 ^Leading for Improvement15
EPA6157 ^Leading Staff15
EPA6158 ^Leading Community Engagement15
EPA6159 ^Accountable Leadership15
EPA6160 ^Leading Education in a Global Context15
EPA6170 ^Leading Early Childhood Pedagogy and Practice (0-8 years)15
EPA6175 ^Leading Family and Community in the Early Years (0-8 years)15

^ Core Option

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