MCE0281 National Education Systems: Foundations, frameworks, structures and experiences (2–3 cr)
Course description / Content:
National educational systems are complex and dynamic entities, with many interdependent elements: legal frameworks, governance structures, and pedagogical foundations. Study of these contrasting elements will provide a high-level introduction to the concept of a national educational system and enable students to situate their knowledge and experience of their own national system in an international context.
Contact hours 20 - 24 including lectures and collaborative group work, a reflective educational biography based on participants experiences and selected educational trends, a written assignment to be completed after the course.
: Active participation in the lectures and group work. Writing and presenting a reflective education biography. Formative self-assessment and summative peer feedback as a part of group work