This MA programme exposes
professionals to rigorous training through progressive educational approaches
that are trans- disciplinary, and immersed in pedagogical creative and
The offered courses will
allow for systemic change in teacher education, school practice, and in other
learning centers within the communities of which schools are a part.
It qualifies educators with
sustainable creative pedagogies and arts-based research methods that would help
in practice and in application as community agents. It would also assist educators to foster young
and adult learners’ critical and creative thinking skills, as well as their own
commitments towards the local communities in which they work in and with.
Learners will be exposed to the utilization of
different strategies of thinking and investigating; particularly creative,
critical and reflective ones. From a
wide range of courses, applicants have the chance to experience firsthand creative
pedagogies such as Arts in Education: visual and performing including, music,
drama, and theatre in education; methods and techniques to enhance learning and
development of skills. Such an exposure offers various strategies for
recognizing, adapting, and applying with a diverse body of students in wider
range of learning contexts.
This programme will also host international
experts from the University of Chester and researchers to engage in teaching
different courses of the program.