Short Courses in Education

Education degrees focus on training professionals who can transfer knowledge, best practices, values and norms to a certain group, mainly children and youth. Usually associated with the notion of teaching, education involves preparing future professional teachers/trainers on how to deliver education and how to help pupils develop intellectual, moral or physical capabilities. Education discipline integrates knowledge of child psychology, communication sciences and the degree is usually in conjunction with another Bachelor or Master degree or a double major in the subject the student wants to teach. The study of pedagogy is closely connected with education, as it focuses on the essence and characteristics of the educational phenomenon, the purpose and the tasks of education, the value and the limits, the content, the principles, the methods and the forms of the educational processes.

Students enrolled in an education degree develop creativity, basic organisational skills and oral and written communication skills – required for an effective and engaging teaching style and methods according to pupils’ age and the ability to present difficult concepts comprehensibly.

Graduates of educational studies are qualified to practice teaching as profession in educational institutions for which they have been trained. The most common career paths are: teacher, trainer, tutor, school administrator, school counsellor, education counsellor/specialist within various organisations, youth/child care worker.

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How We Learn Short Course How We Learn
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Learning is a lifelong adventure. It starts in your mother's womb, accelerates to high speed in infancy and childhood, and continues through every age, whether you're actively engaged in mastering a new skill, intuitively discovering an unfamiliar place, or just sleeping, which is fundamental to helping you consolidate and hold on to what you've learned. You are truly born to learn around the clock.

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Professional Development Training Short Course Professional Development Training
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

California State University Northridge’s Tseng College specializes in custom-designing professional development, education and training programs like Professional Development Training for international clients.

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Study Skills (Online) Certificate Study Skills (Online)
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 130 per year
  • International £ 175 per year
  • 3 months

Studying at undergraduate level is an exciting and rewarding experience, but if you are new to higher education, or have not studied for some time, you may find it useful to brush up your reading, note-making and essay-writing skills, and to revisit the basic rules of punctuation and grammar.

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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Short Course Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Jan 2017
  • International AUD 2,500 per quarter
  • 21 months

Early Childhood Educators Programme is offered at Academies Australasia and will assist in caring for the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings. Early childhood Educators can have a profound influence on a child’s wellbeing and development especially in the years of 0-5. Qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care focus on the core skills, knowledge and experience required to effectively assess the strengths and interests of children designing meaningful experiences that facilitate the child’s growth and development.

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How to Become a SuperStar Student Short Course How to Become a SuperStar Student
  • Any time
  • National $ 179 per year
  • International $ 179 per year
  • Not specified

The number one problem facing many high-school students: They haven't been taught how to learn. Because our current educational system focuses on test results, on making sure students memorize the facts and material needed to pass standardized tests, few students are deliberately taught about learning—about developing the particular mind-set and using the specific skills that can help them graduate with exemplary grades and an exemplary mind.

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Mathematics Education Certificate Mathematics Education
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 600 per module
  • International € 600 per module
  • 14 days

The focus of the “Mathematics Education” course from Utrech Summer School is bringing participants up-to-date in curriculum development and research in the field of mathematics education; refreshing and deepening the knowledge of mathematics education. Topics will include: curriculum development, revealing talents of children, classroom experiments, emergent modeling, context-based teaching approaches, use of technology, assessment.

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Leadership and Identity: The Integration of Spirituality in Healthcare, Welfare and Education Certificate Leadership and Identity: The Integration of Spirituality in Healthcare, Welfare and Education
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 385 per module
  • International € 385 per module
  • 5 days

Awareness is growing about the importance of meaning, spirituality and ethics in organizations. After a period of strengthening rationalization, leadership is challenged to bring in a humane perspective. Spiritual caregivers, physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses and teachers deal with this issue.Leadership and Identity: The Integration of Spirituality in Healthcare, Welfare and Education at Utrecht Summer School it stimulates reflection on identity: the identity of the individual professional worker, of the multidisciplinary cooperation and of the organization in general.

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English Short Course English
  • Any time
  • International € 350 per week
  • 70 days

Whether you are coming to Academies Australasia for study, work prospects or simply self-fulfilment we want to help you achieve your goals. We believe that you can only improve your English language skills if you enjoy coming to class and also have the opportunity to participate in fun learning activities outside the classroom.

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Undergraduate Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Assessment Certificate Undergraduate Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Assessment
  • Sep 2016
  • International £ 2,445 per module
  • 12 months

The Undergraduate Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Assessment is a one-year part-time course for anyone concerned with educational assessment and its role in society. It will be valuable to you as an examiner, test writer, teacher with special responsibility for educational assessment, or if you are working for an awarding body.

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Options in Education Short Course Options in Education
  • Jun 2016
  • National $ 2,950
  • International $ 2,950
  • Not specified

Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in Education, such as ''Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations''.

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Disability Studies and Arts-Based Research: an Exciting Partnership? Short Course Disability Studies and Arts-Based Research: an Exciting Partnership?
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,150 per module
  • International € 1,150 per module
  • 14 days

What can the arts teach us about disability? And how can the arts themselves be informed by disabilities? By building a bridge between Disability Studies and the creative sector, the Disability Studies and Arts-Based Research:an Exciting Partnership? course at VU University Amsterdam provides new opportunities to investigate the interpretation of “disability” as a lived experience and so perhaps answer fundamental questions about “normality” and what it means to “be human” – with or without a disability.

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