Education Around the World
This online course provides an introduction to education policies, practices, and curricula of different countries around the world. It covers basic principles, including comparisons of educational systems and international standards. You will learn about different techniques used in understanding educational disparities as well as how to develop a deeper understanding of educational systems. You will also gain an understanding of how to apply your knowledge of global education issues to other areas such as global citizenship, cultural identity, and education reform.
Through interactive lectures, readings, discussions, videos, and assignments you will develop your knowledge of global education while learning practical skills such as analyzing student achievement data, identifying existing gaps in educational opportunities across the world, and developing best practices for implementing effective educational initiatives. This course is ideal for those who are interested in exploring successful models of teaching and learning around the world or are interested in pursuing a path involving more advanced topics in global education.
- Understand key principles of global education
- Analyze student achievement data
- Identify existing gaps in educational opportunities
- Develop best practices for implementing education initiatives
- Analyze national curricula 6 Compare various educational systems
- Understand international standards
- Investigate policies relating to education
- Evaluate cultural differences
- Assess strategies for promoting global citizenship