Postgraduate

Modules

Modules

EDU8047 : Inclusion and Diversity

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 15.0

Aims

To provide students with opportunities to consider how educational and social diversity affect learning and professional practice;
To provide opportunities to consider how research methods impact on knowledge creation and understanding and the implications of these for diverse populations;
To explore the role of educational psychology in developing social and educational inclusion;
To further develop student skills in individual and systemic intervention and to reflect upon the positioning of diverse individuals and groups within these interventions;
To develop students’ analytic skills;
To develop students’ written presentation.

In this module we address equality of opportunity and outcome. Thus multicultural, social capital and class, disability, gender and sexual identity issues are considered. The role of educational psychologists with regard to children seen to be more vulnerable is explored, for example children in public care. Included in this module is an understanding of the complex nature of social exclusion and of initiatives to address this phenomenon, and the place of the role of the EP in working in organisations to be part of complex solutions.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus addresses the following themes:
Consultation Theory and practice
Assessment Frameworks
How EPs effect change
Research methodology and methods
Ethics and professional responsibility

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable