|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
Term 2 - Online
Term 4 - Online
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject investigates the purpose and structure of the Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum framework. Key issues explored will include challenges for learning and teaching in relation to: individual, community, social, global consciousness; language and inclusion; disciplinarity, interdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity; concept-based and contextual learning and assessment. There will be a strong theoretical and critical evaluation of the development and implementation of curriculum that is intended to support both the acquisition of essential knowledge and skills, and the development of the whole person.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should be able to
- Critically examine ways in which the MYP curriculum framework supports the development of essential knowledge and skills, the development of the whole person, and strategies for different types of learning and teaching.
- Articulate educational theory, research and practice that underpins core elements of the MYP framework.
- Demonstrate the ability to design and critique curriculum that incorporates MYP standards and practices.