The University of Warwick, UK

This is a nine month part-time postgraduate certificate fully taught by Warwick University’s faculty with face-to-face teaching in Singapore, directed and independent learning and research, coupled with the development of specialist subject / thematic resources. The whole process is supported, guided and assessed by Warwick staff, with pastoral support provided by KLC II.

The degree course has an early year’s education focus considering innovations in areas such as subject/thematic pedagogy and practice, exploring successful teaching and learning strategies; technological advances and integration issues; future proofing and inclusion.  There will also be an opporutunity for shared learning across participants’ education settings.

  • Develop and strengthen research and dissemination skills, knowledge and insights from good practice exhibited in a range of educational settings
  • Deploy leadership and management skills through innovative or outreach work in education settings, or contributions to improvement initiatives
  • Develop critical and analytical skills using first hand observation and case studies to examine the characteristics of successful innovative practices in subject/thematic pedagogy and educational organisations
  • Share developing knowledge, understanding and skills with colleagues and members of learning communities with which they are involved;
  • Gain national and international perspectives and understanding of key issues affecting school/setting performance and professional practice;
  • Develop teachers’ critical and analytical skills by requiring them to write two assignments which examine the characteristics of successful innovative practice in subject or thematic pedagogy and/or leadership and management.
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical awareness of the elements that constitute effective teaching and learning, including curriculum design, leadership for learning and personalised learning.
  • Ability to critically evaluate the principles that underpin innovation in a school context. Analyse the link between innovation and school improvement
  • Critical awareness of the theory of successful leadership and its application to the school context
  • Understanding of the link between successful leadership and school improvement
  • Classroom observation, questioning techniques, information gathering and general research skills
  • Ability to learn from others/exposure to different contexts (test of interpersonal skills, communication skills, etc)

Degree Modules

EQ901 Innovation in Education        60 credits

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Mode of delivery
Approximately 40 hours intensive face-to-face seminars in a 2 week block plus online support (website, VLE, email, forum/blog). Course content will be delivered using a variety of methods including: lectures, presentations by staff, seminars, tutorials and online support and activities (Moodle, email, forum/blog). There will be opportunities for peer-presentations and peer-led learning activities.

Part-time: 9 Months

Assessment

2 x 5000 word assignments.

Each assignment has to be passed to achieve a pass for the module.

Award of Certificate

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the prestigious Postgraduate Certification in Innovation in Education by The University of Warwick, UK.

  • Second class honours degree (2.2) or equivalent. Your undergraduate degree should come from a recognised institution and all subjects are considered.
  • Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. The applicant may contact the University Postgraduate Admissions Team if the applicant is in any doubt about the suitability of his or her qualifications and experience.
  • One academic reference.
  • A statement of purpose.

Candidates must submit the following documents upon application:

  • Completed KLCII and Warwick Application Forms
  • Passport size photograph
  • Certified true copies of Educational and Diploma certificate and transcript
  • Non-Refundable application fee
  • Personal Statement (attached to Warwick application form)
Course Fees $9,015.00
Admin Fees $214.00
Total Fees payable $9,229.00

All fees stated are inclusive of prevailing GST and are in Singapore dollars. Students are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $85.60 upon course sign-up.

Course fee will be made payable by installments to be advised prior to commencement of Degree course.

Course fees are inclusive of course handbooks and study materials issued by the University. The costs of recommended textbooks will be borne by students.

Insurance fee of approx $350 will be paid by students.

Course fees are subjected to changes without prior notice. For a full schedule of the miscellaneous fees, please click here.