International Education (EDUF3027)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit emphasis is on the underpinning global education trends of the developed world. A number of themes are dealt with in this global context, in, Indigenous education issues in Australia, the USA and New Zealand, the emergence of international curriculum and assessment and a number of education system case studies. These case studies will include the education systems of France, Great Britain, Brazil, Sri Lanka and India. The unit will appeal to students who are likely to work in the increasingly global world of teaching and may be involved in latter years in working in organizations such as UNESCO, the OECD or the World Bank.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 12 wks

Assessment

1x 600wd workshop paper (10%), workshop presentation (20%), 1-hr take home exam (30%), 2400wd essay (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

42 credit points

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.