Areas of Focus/ Elective Courses offered by the Faculty of Education and Human Development

Area of Focus Specialist Course
Curriculum, Teaching and Assessment

Assessment for Learning
Curriculum Leadership
Curriculum Policy, Innovation and Implementation
Evaluation of Pedagogical Innovations
Principles and Practices of Innovative Instructional Design
Principles and Trends in Curriculum Development
Successful Test Making for Teachers
Teaching for Creativity and Critical Thinking
Early Childhood Education

Critical Issues In Early Childhood Education
Research Method in Early Childhood Education
Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
Children’s Learning in Changing Times
Home-School-Community Partnerships in Diverse Society
Language and Literacy Development in Children
Nurturing Social-Emotional Well-being of Children
Reframing Policy For Young Children
Teacher Professionalism and Development
Educational and Developmental Psychology

Cognitive Learning Theories
Issues in Development in School Contexts*
Motivation and Self-regulated Learning: Theory and Practice*
Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence: Personal, Social, Emotional and Moral Development*
Educational Management and Leadership
Effective Educational Leadership*
Managing Change and Innovations in School
Managing Resources and Staff Development
Organisational Dynamics
School, Family and Community Collaboration
Special Needs, Giftedness and Counselling

Advanced Studies in Special Needs, Giftedness and Counselling*
Creative and Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving
Social-emotional Development and Special Needs
Special Needs, Giftedness and Counselling: Global Perspectives*
Supporting Parents and Families with Diverse Needs

*Compulsory Specialist Course in specific area of focus

Remark: Courses listed above may not be offered every semester.

#Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.