Strategies of Education Development

Strategies of Education Development

Study Cycle: 2

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Skubic Ermenc Klara

Introduction to the course
Course epistemic and methodological foundation: the development and current approaches

Social trends that influence the development of education and create a new context of comparative and international education

Researching education in comparative and international context

Globalisation and Europeanisation of education
Perspectives on globalisation and its influence on education

Global trends in education

The influence of international organisations on the creation of global education policy

Europeanisation of education: European Education Area and European education policy

Mechanisms of policy transfer and policy travelling in education – case analysis
Education policy transfer: the role of the learning-outcome approach in education, the role of autonomy, decentralisation, accountability and quality in contemporary education

The concept of universally useful knowledge: the concept and role of competences in education and the PISA research; Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CERF)

The development of common policy tools: From Lisbon strategy to the European Education Area; European and Slovene qualifications framework

Homogenization of the European education policy: The Bologna process and its impact, The Copenhagen process and the Torino process

Alternatives and resistance: the Porto Alegre project vs. Chile; accountability: Finland vs.Sweden; public vs. private education: Ontario, Canada vs. New Orleans, the USA and shadow education