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What you will learn
Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.
Having a strong evidence base to draw from can help you become a better leader.
This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for early childhood educators seeking the skills and strategies to take on leadership roles within the sector or enhance their existing leadership capabilities.
Gain a research-backed understanding of leadership best practices
Evaluate theoretical and research-informed perspectives of leadership in early childhood education and care settings, and how these can be used to best support your staff.
Explore theories and models that enhance teaching
Review contemporary research, theories and models that address the role of educational leadership. Explore ethics of care, Indigenous worldviews, social constructivism and change management theories.
Drive better child learning and development outcomes
Evaluate how educational leaders can support and guide teachers across a diverse range of early childhood education contexts and settings. Consider how this evidence can help teachers improve educational practices and drive better child learning and development outcomes.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Associate Professor Jane Page OAM
Associate Professor; Senior Researcher, REEaCh Hub
Jane has 30 years' experience in early childhood as a teacher, director and in academia. She has worked on and led numerous projects with state and local governments and the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) such as the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership's Leading Learning in Early Childhood Settings program; and projects concerning quality pedagogy and the impact of evidence-based interventions for vulnerable children in Victoria and the Northern Territory.
More from this series
Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.
The Educational Leadership in Early Childhood series
It offers a pathway into the Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Teaching. See course details for more information.
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To take Leading Learning: Contemporary Theories as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$750.00 AUD (inc GST)
Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.
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