The unit investigates the way trends develop and are embraced by school communities. It critically analyses some of the recent trends and their key drivers and assumptions. In particular it examines the how advancing technologies have engendered changes in education. The unit provides the students with various strategies to respond to change and lead change in their school community.
This unit is delivered as a split intensive. The class will meet for two intensives, one per school term with the ability to communicate to your peers and lecturer electronically in-between. All learning will happen through your readings and in a face-to-face setting.
Ideas have legs and run through History
The importance of Continuity and Change
What are we changing to – The direction and goals of Change
What drives Change – Common Driver
What are the barriers to Change
Managing and Leading Change