Course title in Estonian
Globaalne hariduslik muutus
Course title in English
Global Educational Change
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
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.
Targeted analysis of the data, presented by UNESCO, OECD, World Bank, World Economic Forum etc reports. Comparative analysis of the three country cases - including educational strategy, contempory policies, data usage.
Learning outcomes in the course
- 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.
Comparative analysis of three national educational systems, presentation of the analysis in the seminar
Maria Erss, Mati Heidmets
OECD (2017), OECD Skills Outlook 2017. Skills and Global Value Chains. OECD Publishing, Paris;
Rethinking Education:Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes (2012). COM(2012) 669 final, COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS
Skills Matter: Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills, OECD Skills Studies (2016), OECD Publishing, Paris. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264258051-en OECD (2016), Global competency for an inclusive world.