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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Person centred leadership focuses on a strong ethical foundation arising from a synthesis of relevant theory, policy and practice. Models of leadership will be assessed for their alignment with person centred evidence based practice.

Unit content

  1. Person centredness - thinking and practice
  2. Contemporary leadership styles and models
  3. Person centred leadership- evidence based practices  
  4. Ethical practices to safeguard people within service and support settings

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centredness Intellectual rigour Lifelong learning
2 analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness Intellectual rigour Creativity
3 evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support delivery Lifelong learning
4 promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literature Intellectual rigour Creativity
5 investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contexts Intellectual rigour Creativity Lifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centredness
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support delivery
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literature
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  5. investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contexts
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.