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Course Overview

This module examines the concept of change as it relates to the development of inclusive curricula, and considers the influences and assumptions that shape the curriculum. It is designed to develop an understanding of the inter-relationships amongst various organisational systems, and to examine the professional and personal activities that take place within these interconnected systems.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Ms Mhairi Beaton

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Education (ED) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

an understanding, within the context of schools, other institutions and the community, of the functions of and relationships among the various organisational systems the concept of change as it relates the development of inclusive curricula possible sources of conflict and tension which may affect relationships particularly within the working contexts of participants relationships between the curriculum and the learner’s home, school and community the influences and assumptions that shape the curriculum, through a review of selected national and international developments professional and personal activities within interconnected systems

Further Information & Notes

This course is also available as an option as follows: ED50EK (Inclusive Practice - Distance learning).

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st attempt: Participants will be required to submit for summative assessment 1 assignment equivalent to a total of 6000 words. Assessment will be criterion-based. Resit: There will be one opportunity to resubmit the work completed, as revised to take account of feedback. in the original.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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