INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

EDU5IEP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students develop understandings of international educational policy by exploring the social, political and economic contexts that influence international educational policy and policy making. Students consider theories of globalization, the changing role of the state, the restructuring of education, and current development models in order to compare approaches to educational policy making across states and jurisdictions. The emphasis on change in education and training creates complex relations between the states, civil and global worlds; students explore the way education and training are related, tied and influenced by the international policy. The complexity of international educational policy and management is examined through all phases of the policy cycle, including problem identification, policy development, policy analysis, political decision making, policy implementation, and policy evaluation.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDorothy Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEducation Policy and Social Class.RecommendedBall, S.J. (2006)ABINGDON: ROUTLEDGE.
ReadingsGlobalizing Education Policy.RecommendedRizvi, F. and Lingard, B. (2010)ABINGDON: ROUTLEDGE.
ReadingsThe RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politics.RecommendedLingard, B. and Ozga, J. (2007)ABINGDON: ROUTLEDGE.
ReadingsThe Education Debate (Second Edition)RecommendedBall, S.J. (2013)The Policy Press
ReadingsCorporate Elites and the Reform of Public EducationRecommendedGunter, H.M., Hall, D. and Apple, M.W. (eds.) (2017)The Policy Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate international awareness and openness to the world, based on understanding and appreciation of social and cultural diversity and respect for individual human rights and dignity.

Activities:
Readings; participation in structured group work, including discussions in lectures.

02. Express complex concepts lucidly, orally and in writing, and apply them to unfamiliar problems.

Activities:
Readings; participation in structured group work, including discussions in lectures; writing tasks.

03. Participate effectively in collaborative learning as a team-member, while respecting individual differences.

Activities:
Participation in structured group work, including participation in activities at the face-to-face days.

04. Synthesise and evaluate relevant research and professional literature in the discipline.

Activities:
Set readings and additional material sourced for the assessment tasks.

05. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of the knowledge developed in this subject to the wider community (including business and industry).

Activities:
Discussion on readings, participation in face-to-face lectures; participation in structured group work, including discussions in lectures; writing tasks.

06. Apply the knowledge and skills developed in this subject to engage with and critique education policy and management issues in contemporary society

Activities:
Discussion on readings, participation in face-to-face lectures; participation in structured group work, including discussions in lectures; writing tasks.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDorothy Smith

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Six 7.0 hours lecture per study period on weekends during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Additional online activities and group work done between classes."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Study task (4000 word equivalent). This task has a group work component.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay task (5000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Written response to readings (1000 word equivalent)10 04