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Postgraduate | UNE-EDIT415-2023

Leadership in Educational Technology

For educators, ICT coordinators and administrators familiar with ICT, to increase your knowledge and skills. Learn how to prepare a plan for managing then implementing ICT resources, so you can rise to leadership roles in this area.

Study method

100% online


100% online

Entry requirements

Part of a degree


16 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023

FEE-HELP available

About this subject

What you'll learn

Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. develop strategies for the implementation of digital technologies in educational settings;
  2. prepare a plan for the utilisation or management of digital resources in educational settings;
  3. use a range of digital technologies for teaching, training, management or administrative purposes; and
  4. demonstrate a leadership approach in advising colleagues on aspects of the application and management of digital technologies.
    • Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
  • Digital technologies have become an integral part of teaching, training, management and administration in school based environments. This subject is designed for in-service or pre-service teachers, school ICT coordinators, and educational leaders who have some background in applying digital technologies in education and wish to increase their knowledge and skills to become effective leaders and facilitators in digital learning. Studying this subject, you will explore strategies for implementing and managing digital technologies in school-based environments, as well as issues that may arise. You will build the skills to analyse a range of digital technologies for teaching, training, management or administrative purposes, and hone your leadership skills to advise colleagues on applying and managing digital technologies.

  • Assessment 1: 1500 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4; Assessment 2: 900 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4; Assessment 3: 3600 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4.

    • Assessment 1: Formative Quizzes (15%)
    • Assessment 2: Collaborative Activities (25%)
    • Assessment 3: Project on negotiated topic (60%)
  • For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).

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Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-ELN-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Digital Learning


Candidature in the Graduate Certificate in eLearning.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. Please refer students to link for requirements:

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees