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EDPB5016: Global Education and Equity

2024 unit information

Investigation and analysis of: basic indicators of global poverty: key theories of poverty and international development and their implications for equity, social policy and education; 'Western' paradigms and their effects in 'non-Western' contexts; globalisation and alternatives to 'Westernisation'; education as a form of foreign aid and international development co-operation in multilateral, bilateral and non-government programs; multi-scalar and multi-sectoral approaches to poverty alleviation strategies.

Unit details and rules

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Code EDPB5016
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. demonstrate critical understanding of major interpretive approaches to global poverty and education
  • LO2. demonstrate understanding of major issues in poverty, social policy and education
  • LO3. demonstrate critical interpretation of global poverty and education
  • LO4. demonstrate application of skills and insights developed in a special investigation
  • LO5. demonstrate development of advanced independent research and study skills
  • LO6. demonstrate development and application of advanced on-line research capacities
  • LO7. demonstrate development of high-level argumentation and writing skills

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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