Learning to Live Together: Children's rights, citizenship and identities, Short Course

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 90 days
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2346
    Tuition (Full programme)
    1040
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Learning to Live Together: Children's rights, citizenship and identities module introduces the principles enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and applies them to issues of learning and teaching for citizenship. It develops understandings of multiple identities and cosmopolitan citizenship. It explores the relationship between citizenship and identities. It applies the principles of the UN CRC to education settings with respect to developing policies for race equality and democracy. It explores the implications of the rights to protection and provision as well as participation. It looks at legislative frameworks that guide schools and teachers.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

This course:

  • develops understandings of multiple identities and cosmopolitan citizenship
  • explores the relationship between citizenship and identities
  • applies the principles of the UN CRC to education settings with respect to developing policies for race equality and democracy
  • explores the implications of the rights to protection and provision as well as participation. It looks at legislative frameworks that guide schools and teachers.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 650

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 114

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Entry requirements: a good first degree and experience of working in humanities education, for example, as a teacher of Religious Education/Studies, History or Citizenship). If you do not meet this requirement, you may be able to qualify through special procedures. This might include some form of qualifying work, such as an essay.
  • Language proficiency: If your first language is not English, the Institute will need proof of your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 2346 International
  • GBP 1040 EU/EEA

Funding

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