Liverpool John Moores University
Advanced Educational Practice ( Religious Education)
Standard entry requirements for the MA Advanced Educational Practice pathways are:
• An honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject
•Current employment as an educational practitioner
Applications are welcome from practitioners who may hold alternate qualifications, such as Certificate in Education (Post-16), with appropriate professional experience.
If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of Level 6 in reading and writing).
Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.
Context and Purpose for Religious Education (core)
Provides opportunities to investigate and engage with current thinking and research relating to the nature of religious education and its role in the school curriculum, and encourages practitioners to develop critical reflective practice.
Curriculum and Practice in Religious Education (core)
This module develops understanding of curriculum and pedagogical issues in Religious Education through learning based on engagement with current educational theory, research, and policy and the implications for professional practice.
Controversial Issues in Religious Education (core)
This module investigates the teaching of controversial issues in Religious Education through learning based on engagement with current educational theory, research, policy and practice in relation to your own professional setting.
Researching Professional Practice (core)
This module provides an introduction to a range of research methods applicable to educational contexts, with a focus on practitioner enquiry, and to the development of a research project proposal and plan.
Approaches to Learning in the 21st Century (option)
This module develops critical professional practice in teaching and learning through analysis of engagement with and reflection on current educational theory, research, and practice in the context of your own professional setting.
Exploring Curriculum Change (option)
Explores key theoretical frameworks and concepts in curriculum models, drivers, innovation and the evaluation and curriculum change and their implications for professional practice.
Learning Through Assessment (option)
Provides a grounding in educational assessment practice in a time dominated by change and developing educational theories, policies and challenge.
Developing the Role of the Subject Leader (option)
Explores the characteristics of effective subject leadership through engagement with current educational theory, research, policy and practice to inform the organisation and management of learning in a range of professional settings and frameworks.
Professional Development for Leadership (option)
Provides professional development for leadership and management through learning based on engagement with current educational theory, research, policy and practice in Leadership and Management and its application within your professional setting.
This module involves the development and implementation of a major research project relevant to your subject area with the support of an experienced academic tutor.
Professional Inquiry (option)
All assessments are closely linked to school and college-based practice and involve the completion of reports, small scale practice-based research projects, presentations, and critical reflections on professional practice.
As a practice-based programme, there is a strong emphasis on the application of ideas developed in the context of your own classroom, school or setting.
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