Courses Catalogue

Educational Systems Analysis

COURSE CODE: EDU 7206
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education Management and Administration, M.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

This course comprises an examination of both external and internal elements that influence educational system operation and strategies to overcome the constraint identified. External factors include environmental factors and community/societal influences, internal factors include; goals, missions, culture, relationships, structure, programs and services, resources and outcomes of educational programs. Analysis will include an examination of various educational policies and programs in the developing world.

Course objective

The objective of the course is to equip the student with skills in systems approach to analysis of real life situations in a school setting as an administrator.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course unit, students should demonstrate ability to:

·         Explain the educational systems, concepts, techniques and tools

·         Discuss the performance of educational programs

·         Explain the improvement strategies for educational systems in Uganda

·         Compare and contrast the techniques and methods to enhance achievement of overall educational goals in Uganda.