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EDUC 705 - Education and Development Policy

Course code
EDUC 705
Education and Development Policy
School
Critical Studies in Education
Points
30
Delivery modes
Online/Blended
Course director


Ritesh Shah

Course description

Explores the following topics and themes: policy analysis and formulation in the context of development; the impact of the globalisation on, and the role of international agencies in, education for development; human capital theory and human resource development; education and aid; research and consultancy strategies and ethics; New Zealand's ODA policy towards Oceania; global and local intersections in Oceanic education.

Course overview

Discover how education continues to play an important role in the political, economic and social development of post-colonial and post-conflict peoples and nations, with particular emphasis on the Oceanic region. This course will prepare you well to understand the oftentimes contested relationship between global/local interests and ideals for education, and the political agendas at play on the part of the international community in supporting educational development in these contexts. It serves as an important introduction to the field of comparative and international education, and is of vital importance to those interested in understanding the function of education within development processes.

Currently scheduled classes

2020 Epsom (Semester 2): Online teaching with compulsory on campus 3 hours evening sessions on Monday 20th, 27th July, 3rd August, 5th, 12th and 19th October from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

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