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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Moray House School of Education and Sport : Education

Postgraduate Course: International Perspectives on Education and Training (EDUA11011)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education and Sport CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the International context within which education takes place.
  2. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the many countervailing forces impacting on Quality Education
  3. Have a critical understanding of the various international agencies involved in education and their roles in developing goals beyond the 2015
  4. 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
  5. Analyse the importance of North-South partnerships in education
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements 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.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Jingyi Li
Tel: (0131 6)51 6205
Email: Jingyi.Li@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Mairi Ross
Tel: (0131 6)51 6433
Email: Mairi.Ross@ed.ac.uk
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