Global Educational Change
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Globaalne hariduslik muutus
Course title in English
Global Educational Change
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Maria Erss (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To support skills for analyzing contemporary changes in educational policy and educational systems in a context of labor market expectations, social and political changes.
Brief description of the course
Political strategies in education - UN development goals, EU targets, national strategies. Labor market expectations - skills policies, soft competences, flexible work. Changing social agency: emancipation and empowerment. Data driven and evidence-based analysis of educational change: UNESCO, OECD, World Bank, World Economic Forum etc reports; EU and national overviews. Pressure for innovation and to widen the educational goals.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- understands wider trends in educational systems and polices and is able critically analyse them;
- is able to carry out comparative and evidence-based analysis of the developments in national education systems.
Maria Erss, Mati Heidmets