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RESEARCH AREAS MPhilPhD supervision is normally available in the following areas of research: Private education and development including: quantitative and qualitative research on private schools for the poor in Africa and Asia educational technology self-organising systems and educational technology for children in remote and rural areas curriculum and pedagogy for development the right to education philosophical underpinnings of private educationthe role of the state in education (Professor J Tooley, Dr P Dixon, Professor S Mitra). Philosophy of education including: theories of learning (Dr K Wall) teachers? professional learning (Ms E Hall) political philosophy of education (Professor J Tooley) critical historical approach to theories of psychology (Professor L Todd). Research methodologies in education including: professional enquiry through action research (Dr K Wall, Ms E Hall) reflective enquiry (Ms G Edwards) meta-analysis and systematic reviewing (Ms E Hall) exploring pupil views of learning (Dr K Wall) qualitative methodologies (most education academicsresearchers) quantitative analysis (Dr P Dixon, Dr P Woolner, Dr S Gibbs) pupil involvement in research (Ms J Clark, Professor L Todd) visual methodologies (Dr K Wall, Dr P Woolner) narrative interviewing (Ms M Mroz, Ms E Hall) discourse and classroom observation (Dr S Walsh) theory of change (Professor L Todd) video interaction guidance (Professor L Todd). Theoretical frameworks in education including: thinking skillsteaching for understanding (Dr D Leat, Ms S Robson) social constructivist and social constructionist psychology (Professor L Todd, Dr S Gibbs) community of enquiry (Ms H Jones) learning to learn (Dr K Wall, Ms E Hall) developing metacognition (Dr D Leat Dr K Wall). Teaching and learning including: pedagogy and teachers? professional learning (Dr D Leat, Ms E Hall, Dr K Wall, Ms G Edwards) teaching and learning in higher education (Ms S Robson) history of science (Dr A Blake) history of education (Dr A Blake) language and education (Dr H Smith) impact of ICT on pupils? attitudes and attainment (Professor L Todd) pupil participation in learning (Dr K Wall, Professor L Todd) ability grouping (Dr K Wall) early years education (Ms M Mroz, Ms E Hall) mathematics education (Mr D Wright, Dr P Woolner) coaching and teachers? professional learning (Ms R Lofthouse, Dr D Leat), narrative therapy (Professor L Todd) professional learning of language teachers (Ms M Mroz). Enquiry-based teaching approaches (Professor D Leat, Ms R Lofthouse, Ms S Robson). Internationaisation in Higher Education (Ms S Robson). School effectiveness and improvement including: behaviour, attendance and emotionalsocialcommunication strategies including counselling (Ms E Hall, Dr S Pattison Dr S Gibbs) emotional intelligenceliteracy (Dr S Pattison) community-orientated schooling (Ms K Laing, Professor L Todd, Ms C Cummings) school buildings (Dr P Woolner). School counselling (Dr S Pattison). Creativity in education (Ms H Jones). Inclusive education (Ms S Robson, Dr S Gibbs, Dr S Pattison, Professor D Leat, Professor L Todd). Parentschool relations (Ms E Hall, Professor L Todd). Multi-agency working (Ms J Clark, Ms C Cummings, Ms K Laing, Ms M Mroz, Professor L Todd). RESEARCH DEGREE TRAINING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School provides training in professionalkey skills and research techniques and hosts postgraduate events. TYPICAL FUNDING International students - University scholarships. For more information about funding opportunities please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding HOW TO APPLY Applications are considered throughout the year, although specific deadlines for funding may apply. A research proposal, which is linked to the work of a supervisor or research group in the School and which follows our guidelines, must be included in your application. Further application advice is available from t

RESEARCH AREAS MPhilPhD supervision is normally available in the following areas of research: Private education and development including: quantitative and qualitative research on private schools for the poor in Africa and Asia educational technology self-organising systems and educational technology for children in remote and rural areas curriculum and pedagogy for development the right to...

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Entry Requirements

An upper-second-class Honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalents, in a relevant subject. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 in writing), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic TesrnationaItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+?????????????????????

An upper-second-class Honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalents, in a relevant subject. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 in writing), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic TesrnationaItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+?????????????????????

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