This module explores and the role of education in international development in low-income and middle-income countries. It investigates the various facets of societies that impact the educational system, including, but not limited to, historical, economic, cultural, social, political, ethnic and religious factors. This module pays particular attention to the contribution of education to social justice, equity, peace and reconciliation, inclusiveness in educational provision, migration, gender and women’s empowerment. It also examines to what extent education can be promoted as a human right, a sustainable development goal, a peace-building framework, and a process for expanding opportunities and capabilities.
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10 weeks of 2 hour workshops
Module assessment - more information
4,000 words essay (80%) and oral examination/group presentation (20%)