Ethics of Education: philosophy, history and law

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.17 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 15.2 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 1, 2025
80 place StudyQA ranking:5842 Duration:12 months

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the interests of the children, their parents, the groups to which they belong (e.g. religious or ethnic minorities), and the interests of society. These interests are often difficult to define and they can often be at odds with each other. 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? Educational professionals need to have the competences to analyse and discuss moral, legal and policy-related issues. Some of them need to be extra-proficient in this area in order to be able to advise other professionals, managers, policy makers, politicians, and governments. The Ethics of Education Master's course provides the right learning environment to enable you to develop this extra expertise. You will acquire the relevant competences and learn to apply these in the professional contexts of research, policy making and consultancy. In the Mastertrack Ethics of Education you learn to analyze moral issues and discussions in order to design policies and procedures and to take decisions. Three examples:  * Homosexuality and education * Circumcisi

Instruction modes

lecture, practicum, tutorial, self study

Accreditation: NVAO

Erasmus Mundus program: This is an Erasmus Mundus program.

Admission requirements

Non-native English speakers must moreover provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the standard tests below : CPE: A, B or C CAE: A, B or C TOEFL: 580 paper-based or 237 computer-based or 92-93 internet-based IELTS: Band 6.5

Other requirements

  1. minimum kennis (ISPAC: overige vereisten) Non-native English speakers must moreover provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the standard tests below : CPE: A, B or C CAE: A, B or C TOEFL: 580 paper-based or 237 computer-based or 92-93 internet-based IELTS: Band 6.5
  2. taaltoets cijfer The official language of the programme is English. Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the following standard tests: TOEFL: ≥ 580 paper-based test, ≥ 237 computer-based test; ≥ 93 internet-based; IELTS (Academic): ≥ Band 6.5. Official test results must be supplied. Please note, we do not accept Institutional TOEFL results as evidence of English proficiency.
  3. vooropleiding (ISPAC: vereiste vooropleiding) Bachelor Pedagogical Sciences, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences or a similar relevant Bachelor's degree (e.g. Youth Studies, Special Needs Education etc.) and sufficient knowledge of methodology.
  4. schriftelijk verzoek Please register through StudieLink. After you have submitted your details in Studielink, you will receive an e-mail with the information necessary to activate your user account for OAS (the Online Application System). See the following website for some guidance in OAS: http://www.rug.nl/education/international-students/application-procedure/ Please upload the following documents in OAS: * a certified copy of the (Bachelor) diploma on the basis of which you ask admission to our programme (both original language and translated in English) * a certified copy of your transcript of records (both original language and translated in English) * a certified copy of your results for one of the mentioned English tests (exc. for native speakers) * a copy of your passport or ID card * a letter of motivation * two references Please send all documents to: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Admissions Office, Faculteit Gedrags- en Maatschappijwetenschappen, Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP Groningen, The Netherlands. If you have any doubts about your application, please contact us at: bss.msc.admission@rug.nl. Write (type) a letter (no larger than one A4 sheet) explaining your motivation to follow this programme. You should consider at least the following topics: * Your motivation to study at a Master's level; * Relevant study and/or work experience; * Areas of particular interest in this Master's programme; * Career perspectives and in what way completing this Master's programme would contribute to accomplish them. Requests are treated within a few weeks and can be submitted until August 1st or January 1st. After expiry of this deadline the admissions board can not guarantee treatment before September 1st or February 1st.

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