Traditionally, education has been a “top–down” process, in which government departments, academic management and often course writes, have dictated what is to be learned, how it is to be learned and for what purpose. The result of this approach has been an ever–increasing lack of recognition for the professionals who are on the “front line” of education, a de–motivated staff and learning community, and an over–reliance on the coursebooks.
Democracy and sustainability are not just words. This course has been designed to challenge the current hierarchical structure by promoting a culture of collegiality to organizational decision–making, fostering democratic practices in the classroom, and explores teaching practices and reflection.
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