With increased demands for effective management of learning environments and an increased focus on online and eLearning, the field of teaching, training, education and learning constantly presents practitioner challenges. Professional effectiveness in the field demands a knowledge, skills and competence base that is underscored by an understanding of the practical implications and considerations of a complex learning environment and a skill set capable of responding to unpredictable demands.
The Master of Arts in Adult Learning and Teaching is designed to afford teachers who have successfully completed the Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education) to progress their studies. Through the RPL process, students will be awarded a 30 ECTS exemption for advanced entry to the MA on successful completion of the PDE(FE) or equivalent.
The Master of Arts in Adult Learning and Teaching is intended to give teachers the opportunity to:
Respond to management and leadership demands to effectively implement a learning environment strategy that considers relevant and up-to-date developments in an ever-evolving environment
Engage with the online learning environment by exploring the pedagogy and practice of developing, managing and monitoring online learning to become effective e-Learning professionals
Develop a research capacity that promotes systematic intellectual inquiry, critical analysis and problem solving skills in the uncovering of new knowledge and practice in the field of adult learning and teaching
Take responsibility for recognising and acting on the ongoing requirements to maintain professional standards within the teaching profession in the Further Education and Training sector.
Whos Suited to This Course
The Master of Arts in Adult Learning and Teaching is designed for qualified teachers working in the Further Education and Training sector.