This unit engages students in a study of leadership in the curriculum area of Christian Studies. Students are provided with opportunities to reflect critically on their practice, capabilities and roles as a Christian Studies leader in the light of the Lutheran Education of Australia Leadership and Formation Framework document ‘Growing Deep’. They will also consider the support required for their Christian Studies context.

Unit Code: DR8140L

Points: 12.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Religious Education

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate how the ‘Growing Deep’ leadership capabilities inform Christian Studies leadership.


Critically reflect on how the different responsibilities of the Christian Studies leader may support teachers of Christian Studies.


Demonstrate the capacity to think strategically about support for the teaching of Christian Studies at the local level.


Engagement with online learning materials, including audio/video, tasks, forums and asynchronous discussion with lecturer.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Essay Critical reflection of the responsibilities of Christian Studies Leader, demonstrating how the ‘Growing Deep’ leadership capabilities inform Christian Studies leadership 1200 words

1200 40.0
Case Study

Case study Development of a strategic plan 1800 words

1800 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 00:00:07 +1100