Looking globally: the future of education
Looking globally: the future of education

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Looking globally: the future of education

Week 2 aims and activities

In Week 2 you will:

  • recognise that systems of education are underpinned by a set of values and beliefs about its nature and purpose.

Activities should facilitate an understanding of:

  • the way that education forms part of wider socio-political models
  • three well documented ways of thinking about what the purpose of education might be.

Week 2 activity planner

Activity Details Time
1 Interactive task: read and prioritise quotations. 30 minutes
2 Watch the human capital model animation and consider the reflection point. 30 minutes
3 Watch the rights-based model animation and consider the reflection point. 30 minutes
4 Watch the capabilities-based model animation and consider the reflection point. 30 minutes
5a Interactive task: assign quotations to the correct models for education. 30 minutes
5b Write a 200 word response to reflection points. 30 minutes
Quiz Answer five questions. This will form part of the assessment for the badge. 10 minutes
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