Details for Educational Leadership
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: EDU520
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Jim Twelves
The following courses are prerequisites:
- LEA401—Introduction to Leadership or 40 credit points
Awards offering Educational Leadership
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the biblical and theological foundations for a Christian educational leadership.
- Critically analyse assessment and reporting data to inform instructional design decisions.
- Design a School Improvement and Staff Appraisal Plan.
- Critically analyse various leadership models in the light of divergent philosophies of Christian Education.
- Identify and apply the transformational servant leadership conceptual framework underpinning this subject.
- Integrate leadership principles with organisational development and succession planning.
Forum, Project, Essay
Blomberg, Doug, “The Formation of Character: Spiritually Seeking Justice”, The Journal of Education and Christian Belief, 10, 2 (Autumn 2006): 91-110.
Bolman, Lee and Deal, Terrence, Reframing the Path to School Leadership: A Guide for Teachers and Principals, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks CA: Corwin Press, 2010.
Caldwell, Brian J., Raising the Stakes: From Improvement to Transformation in the Reform of Schools. London:Routledge, 2008.
Caldwell, B.J. & Spinks, J. The Self-Transforming School, Oxford, Routledge, 2013.
Cordeiro, Paula A. and William G. Cunningham, Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Pearson, 2012.
Duignan, P. & Gurr, D. (Eds) Leading Australia’s Schools, Sydney: ACEL and DEST, 2007.
Etherington, Matthew, “Is Christian Schooling Really at Loggerheads with the Ideas of Diversity and Tolerance? A Rejoinder”, Education Research & Perspectives, 35, 2 (2008): 112-137.
Greenleaf, Robert K. The Servant as Leader. The Robert K. Greenleaf Centre, Indianapolis, USA, 1970.
Greenleaf, Robert K. On Becoming a Servant-Leader. Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, San Francisco, 1996.
Grogan, Margaret and Michael Fullan, eds, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass, 2013.
Grogan, Margaret and Charol Shakeshaft, Women and Educational Leadership. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass, 2010.
Long, A “Sharing the Vista with our Students: Why an Integrated Approach to Christian Teaching is Imperative”, The Christian Teacher’s Journal,17, 1(February 2009): 4-7.
Marshall, Stephanie Pace, The Power to Transform: Leadership that Brings Learning and Schooling to Life. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass, 2006.
Marzano, Robert J. School Leadership That Works: From Research to Results, Moorabbin VIC: Hawker Brownlow Education, 2006.
O’Donighue, T., & Clarke, S. Leading Learning. Abingdon, Routledge, 2010.
Palmer, P J. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life, 10th edition. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007.
Shields, C.N. Transformative Leadership in Education, Oxford, Routledge, 2013.
Yukl, Gary, Leadership in Organizations, 8th edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Pearson Education, 2012.