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Module EDUCATION INEQUALITIES: PERSPECTIVES AND POLICIES

Module code: SP617
Credits: 5
Semester: Year-Long
Department: APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES
International: No
Coordinator: Dr Gemma Irvine (APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES)
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Perspectives on the role and function of education in society; barriers and equity of access to education at each level of preschool, primary, secondary, further and higher education; policy developments to address inequalities at each level, current debates and challenges; Focus on inequalities in access to, participation in, and attainment in education in terms of gender, disability, LGBT, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status; Irish policy context and contextualization in wider Education policy debates at OECD and other international levels; The future of University education and creating an equitable education system, examining meritocracy, instrumentalism alongside the importance of critical education in engaged citizenship.

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