The field of educational research sets as objectives to explore notions, theories and trends within the filed, to define and transfer types, characteristics and shared terminology, to describe and utilise methods and techniques of quantitative and qualitative research in a critical manner towards the concrete educational phenomenon. The educational research student, passionate about conducting research, has to immerse him/herself in research projects and research teams and throughout the studies gains reflexive, critical and analytical competencies and the ability to innovate the existing educational practices.
Making use of other disciplines like psychology, anthropology, sociology and philosophy, educational research sets out to conduct its activity in a rigorous and systematic way. Due to the broad base for the methodology of educational research, the results are not always generalizable and have to be interpreted in the context of the used methodology.
Through this online Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching you’ll explore relevant learning and teaching perspectives geared towards looking beyond academic performance, and towards understanding the whole needs of your learners.
Accessing effective and inclusive education can be challenging for children and adults with special needs. This online Master of Arts in Inclusive Special Education equips learners with a thorough understanding of the barriers to learning that people with disabilities face, and explores strategies for overcoming these obstacles to learning.
This program provides advanced professionally oriented studies for practising educators, focusing on the professional development needs and in-service requirements of teachers and administrators.
The Master of Education programme is essential for all professionals who work in an educational setting and wish to enhance their professional learning and improve career progression prospects.
Our Professional Development programme offers an innovative approach to learning, enabling us to meet the training needs for health professionals interested in a career in public health or those seeking new skills in this area.
The Masters in Teaching and Learning designed for in-service teachers and consists of a portfolio of course units which includes: reflecting on practice; teaching and learning; curriculum development; collaboration and leadership; coaching and mentoring; and school-based enquiry.
The TEYL distance programme from the University of York's Department of Education is specially designed to cater for the needs of a range of professionals currently, or about to be, involved in aspects of teaching English to young learners, including children up to 16 years of age at pre-school, primary and secondary level. The types of professional looking for such a distance programme will include teachers, heads, school managers, teacher trainers, advisors, writers and publishers.
The Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) endorsed in Primary or Secondary Education is an intensive, research-informed programme of postgraduate study, usually completed in one calendar year of full-time study, or its equivalent in part-time study.
Is this the right time for you to improve your lecturing, become an educational leader, and further your academic career? If so, the Master of Higher Education (MHEd) is the next step for you.
We all have our human rights to a good and reasonable quality of education irrespective of our different origin, gender, age, culture, locality and socio-economic backgrounds. However, there are still some 70 million out-of-school children and around 780 millions adults deprived of such rights in our world today.
We invite applications from well-qualified candidates whose research interests correspond to our areas of research expertise focused on Adult and Continuing Education.