Course Description

Contemporary Developments in Education

Contemporary Developments in Education will provide participants with a thorough professional knowledge and understanding of contemporary educational issues and enable them to analyse and critically reflect on the current challenges at system, school and individual levels.

A range of contemporaneous educational developments will be critically explored, such as legislation and policy, commercialism and the growing role of privatization; assessment, evaluation, quality assurance; school improvement; inclusion and diversity; challenging behaviour; multiculturalism; contemporary curricular developments together with issues relating to the teaching profession such as the Teaching Council, teacher professional development, organisational change and issues which relate to social justice.

CollegeSt. Angela's College, Sligo
Course LocationSligo, Ireland
Course CategoryTeaching courses, Education & Teaching
Course QualificationCertificate of Attendance
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Course FeePOA
Course Duration1 Semester (12 weeks).
Entry RequirementsLevel 8 Undergraduate Degree (H2.2) or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded.
Phone071 9195550 / 071 / 580
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