Postgraduate Course: International Perspectives on Education and Training (EDUA11011)
|School||Moray House School of Education and Sport
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course focuses upon global pressures on education ¿ both in teaching and in learning- throughout all continents, countries and localities. It will examine the impact of economic and political pressures in educational developments at global, national and local levels.
It will provide an opportunity to discuss the influence of global and international organizations such as the UNESCO, the OECD, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in supporting educational development through several key issues, such as international educational agenda and influence of international Aid. It aims to locate various debates within different countries and on the response of national governments to global educational agendas and the challenges they face.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the International context within which education takes place.
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of the many countervailing forces impacting on Quality Education
- Have a critical understanding of the various international agencies involved in education and their roles in developing goals beyond the 2015
- Examine the change from MDGs to SDGs in 2015 and what this means for education and analyse the relevance of SDGs for global achievements in education
- Analyse the importance of North-South partnerships in education
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is open to students from other schools, however, please contact the course secretary prior to enrolling your Tutee in order to verify that there is space available; students on MSc Educational Research and MSc Education have priority.
|Course organiser||Dr Jingyi Li
Tel: (0131 6)51 6205
|Course secretary||Ms Mairi Ross
Tel: (0131 6)51 6433