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EDUF3027: International Education

2024 unit information

The unit's emphasis is on the underpinning global education trends around the world. A number of themes are dealt with in global and international contexts. These include Indigenous education issues in Australia and beyond, the emergence of international curriculum and assessment and various education system case studies. The unit covers content relevant to teaching in various contexts and working in global organisations, such as the OECD, United Nations and World Bank, nationally and internationally.

Unit details and rules

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Education

Code EDUF3027
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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42 credit points of units
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. have a critical awareness of key trends in educational change and reform shared across a range of Western nations
  • LO2. understand the impact of demographic developments, economic growth and employment shifts on youth from a global perspective
  • LO3. understand the importance of lifelong learning as societies and economies become more dependent on the production and use of knowledge
  • LO4. understand how education as an investment in human skills can contribute to personal development, which in turn can contribute to personal and social development that has the potential to reduce social inequality
  • LO5. critically understand why, despite widening access to education, outcomes continue to vary greatly for individuals, between as well as within countries
  • LO6. develop an experience of having applied these skills to advanced academic research, bibliographic searches and writing tasks.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable

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