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Recent changes in technology, political arrangements, and social and economic systems have been so rapid and far-reaching that they are said to have ushered in a new era of globalisation. Sometimes presented as inevitable, globalisation has become the focus of considerable contest of ideas, policies and practices. This course examines the origins and nature of globalisation, and analyses its implications for education.
Students who complete this course will:1. Have an in-depth understanding of globalisation and its significance for education, knowledge and social justice.2. Consider reforms in New Zealand education in the light of broader international trends.3. Explore and assess a range of social, economic and educational alternatives.4. Develop skills in critical policy analysis.
EDUC206 orany 30 points at 200 level of EDUC orSOCI, POLS, HIST, CULT, ANTH, orby permission of the Head of School.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $1,553.00
International fee $6,750.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Educational Studies and Leadership.