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.
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 27 July, 3 and 10 August 12, 19 October and 2 November from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
Take this course
This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Bachelor of Arts in Education (Honours)
- Master of Arts in Education
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours)
- Master of Counselling
- Certificate of Proficiency
- Master of Education
- Master of Professional Studies in Education
- Postgraduate Diploma in Arts
- Master of Education Practice