The course is part of the Master Programme in Sociology of Education and the Master Programme in Educational Sciences with a Specialisation in Sociology of Education. It can also be given as an independent course.
After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
describe new modes of governance in education and analyse how they affect contemporary educational systems
compare the transformation of educational systems in different countries and analyse differences and similarities in structure, organisation and usage
analyse how the re-organisation of educational systems in terms of marketisation, privatisation, and internationalisation has changed the conditions for institutions, professions and social groups
give short oral presentations
The course deals with contemporary transformations of educational systems in different countries. It focuses particularly on the emergence of new modes of governance, marketisation, privatisation and internationalisation and how these have changed the conditions for educational institutions, professions and social groups.
Lectures, seminars and workshops.
The assessment is based on oral and written assignments.