Brandon University

07.752 Overview of Educational Issues

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The main purpose of this course is to engage students in discussion of the important issues facing the educational system; public, private and band-operated schools. The course is designed to facilitate the study of educational issues, and to think and to make inferences from a combination of premises and perspectives regardless of political correctness, personal perspective or personal advantage. General topics for study will include: educational perspectives (historical, philosophical, sociological), federal and provincial government policies and practices, curriculum as a field study, teacher professionalism, globalization, and educational reform.


Bachelor's degree required.

Approval by the Chair of the Graduate Studies Program, Faculty of Education.

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