Contemporary Issues in International Education

Module code: ED7310

Contemporary Issues in International Education is a core module in the programme which must be completed before proceeding to the pathway option modules. This module is designed to enable participants to engage in research and reflection about recent developments in education, and give consideration to a rapidly changing sector in the 21st century. Its design allows for flexible responses to the interests and professional concerns of participants, including practical responses to current educational challenges. Issues considered in the module will include reflective practice, curriculum development, change in education, management of education, and globalisation and will prepare the way for study in the pathway modules. Contemporary issues covered may derive from legislation, policy developments in a range of countries, official reports or from developments in teaching and educational research.

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