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Explore the ways that education can contribute to the development process, both theoretically and empirically. You’ll look at a variety of perspectives, including human rights, social and human development, and human capital.
This course will enable you to understand current debates, and their implications for national and international education strategies. In doing so, it locates educational debates within a wider development perspective.
Topics in the core modules include current challenges of education and development, including linguistic and cultural diversity, the education of nomads and other migratory groups, and responses to conflict, HIV/Aids and child labour.
You will also examine international and
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Degree Subject: Social Science. Degree Classification: 2.1 or equivalent. For more information see our website.
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"I'm so glad that I chose the MAED course. After I handed in my dissertation I got a call from Cambridge Health and Education International to offer me a job! They invited me to apply for a position of Project Officer and suggested that it may help me to get more experience. It's a temporary role for 5 months, however, at the interview they asked me if I'd still be interested in being an Education Adviser." - MA Education and Development
“This degree enabled me to gain recognition as a professional in the field of education and development, and it has created opportunities for jobs within bi-lateral and international agencies.” - MA Education and Development
“I am proud to be a product of this department because the skills acquired are being applied in my present position at the United Nations. Due to my training at UEA, I now understand the complexities of the role of the media, especially in peacekeeping operations in the world.”
- Public Information Officer, United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission, DR Congo
"I am really applying what I studied at UEA to my job, especially about communication for development. So most of the time when am working I remember our classes and smile."
- Assistant Communication Officer, UNICEF, Nairobi.
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