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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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Postgraduate Program in Development Studies Certificate Postgraduate Program in Development Studies
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,500 per semester
  • International € 1,500 per semester
  • 6 months

The Postgraduate Program in Development Studies focuses on development and capacity building through education, both in and outside school. It blends the theory and practice of capacity building, development work, and education into one exploratory and enterprising trajectory.

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Developing Illustration Practice Certificate Developing Illustration Practice
  • Jun 2017
  • International £ 575 per module
  • EEA £ 575 per week
  • National £ 575 per week
  • 1 months

This course is designed for undergraduate students who wish to be introduced to illustration practice and create an ambitious personal illustration project through an intensive three week programme.

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Introduction to Learning for Sustainability Certificate Introduction to Learning for Sustainability
  • Jun 2017
  • International £ 575 per week
  • EEA £ 575 per week
  • National £ 575 per week
  • Not specified

That in the relatively brief period that Homo sapiens has been the dominant species on the planet we have had a dramatic impact on the fabric and functions of the planet is irrefutable, as is the evidence that this is leading to further and perhaps irreversible effects on planetary systems and climate, loss of biodiversity, ecological impacts of manufactured chemicals, inequality, and related concerns of human well-being and economic stability.

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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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ICS

Short Course NCFE Level 2 Award Support Work in Schools
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 384 per module
  • International £ 384 per module
  • Not specified

The NCFE Support Work in Schools course is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools. This includes all staff who work in a school environment as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

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MI ComputSolutions

Certificate Childcare
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 9 months

The QCF Levels 1 to 3 Childcare is a course or program that will help employees or any aspiring childcare provider to understand the different stages in a child's physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and language development. The Childcare programme is offered by MI ComputSolutions.

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The MOFET Institute

Certificate Educational Use of Information & Communication Technologies (ONLINE)
  • Mar 2017
  • EEA $ 250 per month
  • International $ 250 per month
  • 3 months

"ICT in Education" is an online program of study that emphasizes the didactics of teaching using information and communication technologies. It examines the various ways in which the internet influences aspects of both teaching and learning. It seeks to widen teachers' understanding of the digital environment and its effect on education.

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University of Sussex

Short Course Childhood Social Development
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 1,520 per module
  • International £ 1,520 per module
  • 29 days

We are all born into a social world to which we must adapt. Social development is the changing nature of relationships with others over the life span. This Childhood Social Development module at the University of Sussex emphasises concepts of social development and examines social relationships throughout infancy, childhood, and adolescence, using an evolutionary perspective.

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University of Glasgow

Short Course French Stage 1
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA £ 0 per module
  • National £ 0 per module
  • International £ 0 per module
  • 5 months

A course for beginners in which useful structures and language learning will be practised through paired/group activities,role-play, games, songs etc. By the end of Stage 1, students will be able to handle everyday situations in French and talk a bit about the future; they will also be introduced to the past (perfect) tense.

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