Education (MA and PG Cert) part-time & part time Distance Learning

- MA Education Open Route
- MA Education Childhood and Youth Studies (CYS)
- MA Education Leadership and Management (LEM)
- MA Education SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)
- MA Education (TESOL)

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Part Time on Campus

Students on this mode of study will attend evening sessions, usually from 5:00-7:30. Attendance at sessions provides the best opportunity to do well and on campus presence is expected. Students taking this option will usually complete their studies between 2-3 years

Distance Learning

Students in this mode of study will have on-line induction sessions. There is an expectation that students will study asynchronously. Modules have 3 on-line sessions to which students are invited. There is an expectation that students will usually complete their studies in 2-3 years.  You will be sent a zoom link for these sessions, if you do not receive this then please contact Gill Cross, gcross@brookes.ac.uk

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Thursday 15 September

Time Event details Location
4:30pm - 5:20pm

On-campus part-time students: Session 1

Introduction and welcome to your programme and the Harcourt Hill campus.

Welcome – Introductions 
Support Services - Student Support coordinator; Centre for Academic Development
Programme Calendar – Key dates and assessments
How to add modules

BG.25, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

5:20pm - 5:50pm

Breakout by stream

LEM - AG.06, A Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

TESOL - AG.13, A Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

SEND - F.116, F Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

CYS - BG.25, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

Open Route - F.119, F Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

5:50pm - 6:20pm

Library briefing

BG.25, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
12:00am

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Distance learning part-time students: session 1

Introduction and Welcome to your programme.

Agenda:  

Welcome – Introductions
Support Services – Student Support; Centre for Academic Development
Programme Calendar – Key dates and assessments 
How to add modules
Stream briefings

Library briefing

Live, online 

You will be sent a zoom link for these sessions directly. If you do not receive this then please contact Gill Cross at gcross@brookes.ac.uk

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Sarah Woodward swoodward@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator for MA Education (open route) 

James Percival jpercival@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator for MA Ed: Leadership & management

Mark Gibson m.gibson@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator for MA Ed: SEND

Jon Reid j.reid@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator for MA  Ed: Childhood and Youth

Carmel Capewell ccapewell@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator for MA Ed: TESOL

Paul Wickens paulwickens@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Lead

Clare Fenwick

cfenwick@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Administrator

Gill Cross  pgeducation@brookes.ac.uk 

Academic Liaison Librarian

Hazel Rothera  educationlibrarians@brookes.ac.uk 

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules.

 

 

Childhood and Youth Studies route

ECS7002

Gopnik, A. (2016) The gardener and the carpenter: what the new science of child development tells us about the relationship between parents and children

ECS7003

Madej, K, Judson, G, & Egan, K (eds) 2015, Engaging Imagination and Developing Creativity in Education (2nd Edition)

ECS7004

Wyness, M. (2019) Childhood and Society

Leadership and Management route

EDUC7021

 
 

TESOL route

EDUC7013

Spiro, J. (2013) Changing Methodologies in TESOL Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

EDUC7012

Ortega, L. (2013) Understanding second language acquisition. London: Routledge

EDUC7011

Flowerdew, J. (2013) Discourse in Language Education. London: Routledge.

SEN route 

EDUC7063

Webster, R (2022) The Inclusion Illusion. London. UCLPress Link here:

https://www.uclpress.co.uk/products/152465 

Open route

EDUC7001

Thomas, G. (2017) How to do your Research Project, 3rd edn (London: SAGE).

Additional information

Please bring with you a laptop or other device to enable you to log in to Oxford Brookes University systems.

Important Documents 

You must bring the following original documents 

  • GCSE certificates (Maths and English, plus Science for Primary trainees) 
  • Your original degree certificate
  • Photographic ID (current passport or driving licence)
  • Evidence of any change of name e.g. marriage certificate or deed poll