- Development of Learning: A Case Study (30 credits)
You will identify an intervention used in the classroom or the wider school and explore its use, impact and influence on the learning of one or more pupils. Your research outcomes will be written up in a 4,000 word report.
- Negotiated Individual Study in Education (30 credits)
You will carry out a small-scale piece of research, which is relevant to your professional practice and chosen in consultation with your tutor and colleagues.
- Introduction to Criticality (30 credits)
You will learn the importance of critical thinking as the basis of your study. Develop skills in self-assessment, mental flexibility, creativity interpretation and argument.
- The International School Curriculum (30 credits)
You will consider curricular drivers and influences such as culture, government regulation and educational philosophy to justify multiple modes of teaching and learning.
- Leading and Managing in International Schools (30 credits)
You will engage with a range of management issues in international schools. You will consider issues such as staff development, retention and motivation, and the expectations and needs of pupils and parents.
Optional modules (choose one):
- Developing Reflective Practice in Teaching (30 credits)
You will develop your professional skills and understanding to become accountable for what goes on in your classroom. You will develop the ability to use self-reflection skills to critically appraise your teaching experience, as well as that of others.
- Advanced Pedagogical Practice in Subject Related Disciplines (30 credits)
You will consider aspects of curriculum development and implementation related to your chosen subject. The focus is on improving practice, but a number of different theoretical models of curriculum will be considered. You will also engage in practitioner research.
- Leading Organisational Effectiveness in Education and Training (30 credits)
You will study topics that include principles of leadership, responsibilities of leadership in an educational establishment, tackling under-performance and auditing performance.
- Assessment Theory into Pedagogical Practice (30 credits)
You will examine educational assessment theory in relation to the current practice in your own educational setting.
- The Nature of Teaching and Learning (30 credits)
You will explore a range of issues relating to how learning takes place, how teaching is practised and what some of the major influences are on both learning and teaching.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.