The topic provides an in-depth consideration of leadership and management issues, challenges, and opportunities in rural and remote contexts with a particular focus on education and communities. The topic focuses on developing significant and substantial knowledge, understandings and expertise for pro-active leadership and management. Content of the topic includes framing rural - what is rural? where is rural? who is rural?; issues of access and equity; provision/delivery models; rural contexts - local, national, international ; futures, globalisation and sustainability; place based education; Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) National Framework for Rural and Remote Education; distance education; school led community revitalisation- cases studies; spatiality and rural leadership.
This topic aims to develop significant and substantial: