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School Effectiveness and Improvement (EDUC90126)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90126
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This subject explores research into educational effectiveness and school improvement and examines the knowledge base of initiatives aimed at improving educational effectiveness and the role of leaders in improving learning outcomes. Students are given a significant opportunity to apply this knowledge through reviewing the effectiveness of a school, and then planning for improvement at either the whole school level, or for part of a school, such as a curriculum area.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Understand, apply, analyse and critically evaluate key concepts in school effectiveness and improvement
  2. Understand analyse and critically evaluate the role of leadership in school effectiveness and improvement

Generic skills

  • Critical reasoning and thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Evidence based decision making
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Teamwork and professional collaboration
  • Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning

Last updated: 11 November 2018