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Unit details

EEG704 - Curriculum and Assessment in International Schools

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Vongalis-Macrow
Campus contact:

Penelope Pitt-Alizadeh (Cloud (online))

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

For students who are not currently teaching in an international school, the assignments should be approached either from the perspective of an international school with which they are familiar or what it would take for a school with which they are familiar to become an ‘international’ school.

Content

Curriculum and assessment are processes that lie at the heart of schooling. Many attempts are currently being made to internationalise these processes- either by the extension of ‘national’ systems into international contexts are by the establishment of ‘supra-national systems such as the International Baccalaureate. This competition for influence is examined within the processes of globalisation, democratisation and inclusion which provide the current context for international schooling. Examples and case studies are provided and students are expected to contribute examples of these processes at work in international schools with which they are familiar.

Assessment

Task 1 50%  3000words A brief case study of the curriculum and assessment practices of an international  school and the sources from which they are drawn.

Task 2 50%  3000 words. An analysis of the curriculum and assessment practices of an international school and their relationship to the political, social and cultural context of the school. 

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2074$2656

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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