Social Sciences Education
The Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education and Vocational Education programme is for participants with or without background in education.
The Doctor of Education (Lifelong Education) (EdD) degree programme in collaboration with the University of Nottingham provides doctoral graduates to the tertiary education and training sectors.
The Diploma in Special Education programme is for teachers and other participants. It consists of five modules: Dyslexia; ADD and ADHD; Gifted education; ASD; and Hearing impairment.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, ENGLISH TEACHING, AND OTHERS
Early childhood education courses focus on Montessori and Waldorf suitable for teachers and parents. English teaching courses provide training for English teachers and those interested in teaching English. Other courses include research methodology etc.
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This programme is suitable for Trainers in commerce, industry and public sectors; Teachers in vocational, technical, professional, community and adult education; Personnel involved in programme management, administration and human resources development. The course is open to applicants without prior teaching or training experience.
The objectives of this short course are (1) to introduce participants to the field of psychology; (2) to describe how various psychological approaches contribute to our understanding of everyday life settings; and (3) to apply the knowledge from these studies to our own personal and professional lives.
The course is designed for teachers, students, educational and social sciences professionals who intend to accomplish a research project or to study a course that requires research skills. It aims to enable participants to acquire the knowledge and expertise required for conducting research and writing research proposals and reports. The participants will learn to identify the knowledge gap, define the research problem, frame the research question, review relevant literature, choose a suitable research design (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods), collect quantitative and qualitative data, analyse them and evaluate their validity and reliability. Finally, the course will enable the participant to write the research proposal and also report the research findings in discipline-specific genres by using academic language in order that their research could contribute to knowledge creation and development.