Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences International Education Development Program
Lecture Code WNE00101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name International Cooperation in Education
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International Cooperation in Education
ヨシダ カズヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon5-8:IDEC 608(CICE Seminar Rm)
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Online Class (using Microsoft Teams) starts from April 11. Please wait for the link to be sent from me.
When the situation allows, the class will use:
Lecture, discussion, presentation, spreadsheet exercise, group work, role play and report writing. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Master's Course Students
Keywords International Cooperation, SDG4, Education 2030, Education Policies, Educational Development, Developing Countries, project, program 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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The course covers a wide range of issues on primary, secondary, technical/ vocational, and higher education in developing countries. Students will understand basic issues of educational development and acquire analytical methods for the issues. Based on theories, policies and practices of educational development, students will have hands-on experiences of different types of international cooperation in education and measures of intervention being taken by the government, and will become able to clearly express opinions on them.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Overview: Education and development,SDG4 (Education 2030), and international cooperation
lesson2 Issues of primary education in developing countries
lesson3 Issues of secondary education and technical/vocational education in developing countries
lesson4 Reconstructed Cohort analysis of student flow (exercise using spreadsheets)
lesson5 Issues of higher education in developing countries
lesson6 Education sector analysis – policies and practices
lesson7 Presentation – Current situations and issues on education in my country
lesson8 Changing modalities of educational cooperation – from projects to Program-Based Approach
lesson9 Education problem analysis using a Problem Tree and a Solution Tree
lesson10 Project Design Matrix and Indicators
lesson11 Group work on project design
lesson12 Education project appraisal by the World Bank
lesson13 Education project monitoring and evaluation
lesson14 A proposed education project in my country: presentation
lesson15 Conclusion and wrap-up

Students shall submit completed exercises/assignments and the final report. 
Handouts and related materials will be provided during the lesson, including a list of  reference and further reading. Occasional assignments will be given. 
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(More Details) Lecturer and students will occasionally use computers (spreadsheets) and a presentation software (Powerpoint or equivalent). 
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Please use references provided during the classes for a further study. 
Requirements English is used as language of instruction.
An active participation of students will be required during the class - especially during discussions by raising constructive questions and by providing examples of your country cases. 
Grading Method Achievements will be evaluated based on attendance (40%), an overall participation and attitudes in the class (30%) and on the submission of assignments and an end-of-the-term report (30%). Absense without prior approval is subject to negative evaluation. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class combines theoretical reviews of education development in developing countries and the international education agenda, and hands-on exercises based on the recent practice of international cooperation in education (mainly official development assistance). 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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