In the Master of Educational Leadership at Australian Catholic University we have a unit titled Evidence-based Leading for Learning – within the specialisation of Leadership for Learning.
At the risk of confusing students I need to place a few thoughts down here, in case students have been thinking about these concerns as well.
While this is my first time teaching this unit I have experienced several concerns in gaining some conceptual understandings around several terms.
Settling on terms: Evidence-based leadership / evidence-based learning?
The first concern is understanding the meaning behind the title of this Unit. The title Evidence-based Leading for Learning could have three interpretations: a. it could mean the evidence we know about learning and the leadership that springs from this; b. the title could mean the evidence we know about ‘the leadership’ to lead learning or; it could mean both the evidence about learning and…
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