- How is this Masters taught?
Lecturers come from London to Cairo to deliver each Module’s lectures. One of the main strengths of this program is the number of distinguished lecturers who are among the world’s experts in the field of education. Every module consists of one intensive (3 days) lecturing visit and assigned and suggested readings. Students are assessed based on a paper they are required to write to complete the module.
- How will this degree affect my career?
Whether you are an experienced regular classes teacher or want to pursue a career as a SEN teachers, this program will provide broad understanding of research evidence, policy and practice in special and inclusive education. In addition, you will have an opportunity to gain transferable skills, which could be used effectively in different work contexts. This will enable you to become a skilled and informed member of the teaching faculty.
- How can I study with all my commitments?
Being a spouse, parent and teacher is tough enough and it might sound impossible to add being a student to your many commitments. As we acknowledge this difficulty, the Masters program is taught on a part-time basis. You study at your own pace and attend 3 days of intensive lecturing every 4 month that runs Wednesday afternoon through Saturday, thus including the weekend.
- Can I afford the expense?!
One of the major advantages of this program is the fact that students studying in Cairo pay the same fees as a British citizen (foreigners studying in London pay 3 times this fee, in addition to accommodation and travelling expenses).
- How can I help children with learning difficulties?
Teachers want their students to succeed, but a one-size-fits-all approach to education simply does not work. How we can respond to individual differences is one of the core issues addressed in this program. This knowledge will help you develop better interventions for children and the opportunity to give a voice to the 10% of children in any classroom who have learning difficulties.
- I am not teaching children with learning difficulties! Why join?
At present, the mix of students in the regular classroom is quite diverse. Educators are challenged to teach diverse learners, and usually the classroom includes students who struggle to learn for any number of reasons such as; specific learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), emotional or behavioral problems, sensory or physical disabilities, …etc.
- I am not living in Egypt. Can I join this Masters?
No as this is a program offered to residence of Egypt only. This is a part-time based study and you have to attend 3 days of intensive lecturing every 4 months to smoothly finish your study.
- Is this Masters degree accredited?
UCL Institute of Education is ranked #1 in the world in Education according to the QS World University Rankings (Ranked 7th in the world, 3rd in Europe and 1st in London – QS World University Rankings). Awards offered by IOE are recognized worldwide.