After completing Bachelor’s programme, you may choose to continue your studies by taking the Master’s programme in Psychology or the Master’s programme in Educational Science and Technology. To move on to the Master’s programme in Educational Science and Technology, you have to have passed one of the elective Educational Science and Technology modules in study year 3.
The Master’s programme in Psychology consists of the following specializations:
Are you fascinated by education and training, but you do not want to become a teacher? If so, the Master’s programme in Educational Science and Technology at the University of Twente may well be the course for you. This Master’s programme consists of two components:
- Educational Design and Effectiveness (in English)
- Human Resource Development (in English)
EDUCATIONAL DESIGN AND EFFECTIVENESS
Educational Design & Effectiveness focuses on teacher development and school development, on the effectiveness of education, and on IT in various educational situations. Educational Design is about planning, developing and implementing innovative learning scenarios. To ensure effective implementation of changes at school and in the classroom, it is important that teachers and schools are ready for the required changes. This means the professional development of teachers is a crucial aspect when it comes to designing, developing and implementing an effective learning environment.
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Human Resource Development (HRD) focuses on adults’ learning processes and development within the context of their professional work. Leadership, talent development and lifelong learning are essential if people are to be capable of playing a role and participating in today’s knowledge society. Companies and institutions are investing billions of euros in education and training. Large companies often have departments of their own for HR development and offer their staff training and courses to improve their performance and to help them develop themselves urther. As an HRD specialist, you will be able to develop such training and courses and to assess their quality. You may also be involved in the implementation of programmes that promote learning at the workplace, or in organizational changes aimed at integrating learning in the everyday working environment.
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