Innovation in Education module (PD50192)
This module will allow participants to investigate the development of education and curriculum and consider relevant theoretical models. This will include consideration of what constitutes innovation in education backed up with reference to relevant theory, research and policy. Students will engage in critical analysis of the political, socio-economic, cultural, historical and technological factors that drive and influence educational reform. During the module students will evaluate recent examples of educational innovation and critically evaluate the effectiveness or potential effectiveness of these drawing on theory, research and policy. Ultimately there will be a consideration of implications for the student's future practice in light of a deeper understanding of the subject of innovation within education.