Policy & Structures in Education & Training

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Policy & Structures in Education & Training

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Education, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module examines a number of key questions concerning the underlying provision of education in Ireland. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify understandings pertaining to different conceptualisations of education
    2. Be able to analyse critical accounts of the above
    3. Be able to demonstrate comprehension of critical understandings outlined in the module, account for their evolution and provide critical analysis of same
    4. Be able to critically account for the presence and influence of various bodies in the development of educational thinking in Ireland, identify their role and critically assess their influence.