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Masters degrees in Adult Education Studies examine processes for improving lifelong learning and opportunities for people returning to education as mature students. This includes investigation of policy and governance, curriculum standards, and group learning procedures.
Courses range from taught MA and MEd (Master of Education) degrees, to research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Education or Business Studies.
Courses in this field equip you with the knowledge and ability to improve professional practise in the lifelong learning sector, across a range of institutions and corporations. Opportunities are available for you to specialise in areas such as special needs education, community development and educational leadership.
You may examine the historical backgrounds of the sector and learn how these have shaped current initiatives in the development of educative techniques for adult learners. Consideration is also given to funding and legislation, and economics of the sector - particularly regarding public and private institutions and corporations.
Careers are highly varied. They may include charity work with local communities, social work, roles within public policy and positions in local government, or even adult teaching.
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The online Master in Digital Education Management is an innovative program with a specific focus on fostering educational leadership and obtaining the knowledge required to be successful in the educational arena. Read more
If you are about to start teaching in a College in Scotland you may need a teaching qualification alongside your specialist degree and experience in order to teach at further education or higher education level. Read more
Are you interested in teaching or training young people and adults? This teacher training course is for graduates who want to teach a wide range of learners… Read more
The MEd in Adult and Community Education is particularly suited to those who are seeking ways of understanding the connections between theoretical frameworks and the assumptions that underpin their work practices. Read more
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Students will be supervised by an internationally recognised Director of Studies and a second supervisor. Read more
Teaching in a primary school is one of the most rewarding careers you can have. You will be working with a team of teachers and other adults to support children (aged 5 to 11) to succeed inside and outside the classroom. Read more
Share your love of learning. Use your specialist subject knowledge every day. Help people discover new interests and careers. The Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) Pre-service is a professional teacher education course that will qualify you to teach in the post-compulsory education and training sector. Read more
This flexible MA course enables you to explore the links between theory, policy and practice in education. It is designed to support professionals working in a range of education settings and is relevant for any career stage. Read more
How do we establish what is the best practice or policy? How do we assess and attune conflicting interests or claims? How do we decide in the case of strong differences of opinion and perception? In education, upbringing and youth care there are a number of different interests to consider. Read more
The International Postgraduate Certificate of Education is similar in format and structure to our Independent PGCE. It offers teachers based in schools outside the UK, who have not undergone a period of formal training, the opportunity to participate in a structured programme of professional development. Read more
This postgraduate certificate has been designed for students who wish to develop their knowledge of special educational needs and disability policy and practice in the workplace. Read more