Other than the core and specialisation courses, you may select open elective courses offered across all NIE Master Degree programmes. Assessment in coursework, if any, should be focussed on candidates’ applied competence, i.e. their ability to apply their advanced and specialised theoretical knowledge to discussions on, investigations of and the creation of solutions for educational problems in their area of specialisation.
According to Banks, social scientists developed the culture of poverty concept to describe experiences of low income populations and in education this concept became known as cultural deprivation or the disadvantaged.” In many ways, the equity pedagogy dimension is quite similar to the empowering school culture dimension.
As cited by Banks, the prejudice reduction dimension of multicultural education is designed to help students develop more democratic attitudes, values, and behaviors.” When students develop more democratic attitudes, values, and behaviors they become more socialized and are better able to adapt to the economic, political and social institutions of that society” (Feinberg and Soltis).
These include the ability to be flexible and adapt to changes, manage goals and time effectively, work independently, and be a self-directed learner, work effectively with others in diverse teams, manage projects and produce results, as well as guide, lead, and be responsible to others.
We’ve taken on many, many projects that help both public sector agencies and private companies simplify their written communications for websites, brochures, reports and so on. I don’t advertise at all so I’m sometimes astonished (and mystified) that clients from as far as London and India have heard of and wish to engage our services.