It helps students learn basic educational theories and the history of Nepalese educating system.

This course is intensive which includes teaching practice, observing teachers and then completion of written assignments. Students will deliver lessons that they will create. Students will get feedback so that they know how they are progressing and help themselves prepare for their solo in their real life teaching career. In the process of developing knowledge e, skills, and dispositions that prepare students to become teaching professionals, there are various levels of participation and experience for students. They will be taught how to communicate effectively using different methods of teaching and media. This course will help students to carry skills and techniques for working collaboratively with professionals, for observing teaching and for working with young learners.

This is an intensive unit that introduces you to research in education. The sessions focus on the planning of an education research project. You will explore how to construct effective research questions, a range of research methodologies and approaches (including data collection strategies) and consider ethical issues.

 

The course will provide you with a sound basis in educational research, enabling you to demonstrate that you can:

·        Locate a research interest within broader research perspectives and methodologies in the field of education and social sciences

·        Formulate research questions that are congruent with a chosen research approach

·        Design ways to generate and analyse qualitative and quantitative data that are congruent with specific research questions

·        Use research processes with due regard to ethical procedures

·        Justify proposed research through scholarly and critical discussion.

 

Teaching Approaches

 

The unit will be taught through workshops that are organized into a series of topics corresponding loosely to significant dimensions of research process. They allow learners to contemplate and respond to specific aspect of research as they work towards their final product.  

 

Students are strongly encouraged to be proactive. They will be given opportunities to actively share their reflections as they emerge. Students will be involved in peer feedback where they work together towards developing their individual research projects. 

 

Assignments

 

·        Scoping a research project (25%)

·        Depth Paper (25%)

·        Research Proposal (50%)

The course EDLE 652  Policy and Governance for Educational Leadership is designed for M.Phil student.