2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
An introduction to postgraduate study and its required academic skills through discussion and critical evaluation of national and international trends in education.
EDUC 402 Current Issues in Education
- Communicating your learning
engagements with research literature
- Identifying, locating and reviewing quality research literature
- Using library and research resources to advance thinking and research practice
- Synthesising research literature and reporting on implications for research practice
- The implications of the Treaty of Waitangi for New Zealand education
- Global issues
in education, such as:
- Using PISA/OECD data
issues, such as:
- Modern learning environments
- Partnership schools/COOLs
- Class size
|Paper title||Current Issues in Education|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,142.40|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,661.93|
- Limited to
- PGCertEdLn, PGDipEdLn, MEdLn
- Teaching staff
Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and to source their own relevant readings.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
- Identify educational issues currently under discussion.
- Understand an issue from multiple perspectives.
- Critically evaluate new trends.
- Choose and justify a position on an issue.
- Effectively communicate their learning.