Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Social and Community Leadership

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

SOCCLEAD 700
15 Points

Leadership: Ethics and Actions

Effective social and community leadership requires a strong and critical ethical foundation. Topics include the professional identity and values of social and community sector leadership, social justice, ethical and authentic leadership, and human systems thinking. Leadership that honours the Treaty of Waitangi, diversity, and equity, and actions based on those values, will be explored.

SOCCLEAD 701
15 Points

Leading Social Innovation

Evolving approaches to innovating social change will be examined. Topics include theories and change models of social innovation, venture creation, programme design and social enterprise development. Case study analysis will examine contemporary debates on and approaches to evidence-based programming, collaboration and co-design, social impact measurement, ethical social profit ventures, scaling impact and creating sustainable social change.

SOCCLEAD 702
15 Points

Special Topic

SOCCLEAD 703
30 Points

Leadership, Ethics, Systems

Effective social and community leadership requires a critical ethical and analytic foundation. Themes examined include ethical leadership values aligned to social justice, in combination with the capacity for analysis of complex social issues, systems, and change processes. Leadership that honours the Treaty of Waitangi, diversity, and equity, and formulates actions based on these values will be explored.

Restriction: SOCCLEAD 700

SOCCLEAD 704
30 Points

Special Study

SOCCLEAD 706
30 Points

Innovation, Design, Evaluation

Evolving approaches to innovating social change and evaluation practice are examined. Topics include contemporary debates on, and approaches to, co-design, collaboration, ethical social innovation, evidence-informed programme design, evaluation models and impact measurement. Using experiential learning, groups of students will be guided through a social innovation design process in response to user needs, and develop robust evaluation proposals.

Restriction: EDUC 726, SOCCLEAD 701

SOCCLEAD 794A
30 Points

SOCCLEAD 794B
60 Points

Thesis

To complete this course students must enrol in SOCCLEAD 794 A and B

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