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EDPB5002: Globalisation and Education

Concepts of globalisation, global integration and culture, and internationalisation. Economic political and cultural dimensions of globalisation. Major interpretive approaches to globalisation. Major world trends in education assessed in light of globalisation. Globalisation and internationalisation of labour markets; marked forces in education; cross-cultural and trans-national trends in education provision; knowledge as a global construct; global organisations and agenda in education; emerging global and regional structures in education, students, educational professionals and knowledge workers in a globalising world. Investigation/report on a special study in students’ areas of interest.

Code EDPB5002
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand major interpretive approaches to globalisation
  • LO2. understand major world trends in education
  • LO3. interpret effects of globalisation on education
  • LO4. apply skills and insights developed in a special investigation
  • LO5. develop independent study skills
  • LO6. develop various research capacities
  • LO7. develop high-level analysis and writing skills