Candidates pursuing the PhD (Education) must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories.
All PhD students are required to attend the Research Methodology & Advance Research Methodology modules in their first year of candidature.
Taylor’s School of Education is committed to developing educators who are passionate about the teaching profession. We empower students with knowledge, skills and competencies of the best classroom practices which incorporate cutting-edge technology.
We emphasise a combination of theory and practice based on established research findings and innovative methodologies. At School of Education, students are immersed in a learning environment that promotes life-long educational growth and continuous professional development. Self-regulated learning (SRL) and reflective practice will be cornerstones of our teaching and learning approach and this drive our students to take ownership of their learning.
At School of Education, students will experience an exciting and challenging learning journey that is not only grounded in sound educational fundamentals but also traverses elements of the real and virtual dimensions of learning. School of Education will set you on a path towards an enriching, empowering and enlightening commitment in a vocation that impacts lives of our future generations.
The key areas of research offered in the PhD programme are:
Education Management and Leadership
- Education Policy
- Education Administration
- Mentoring and Supervision in Education
- Education Reform
- School Leadership
Curriculum and Teaching
- Curriculum Theory and Implementation
- mathematics education
- social Studies Education
- Teaching Approaches
- Classroom Management
Technology, Innovation and Learning Design
- ICT in Education
- Instructional Design
- Classroom Assessment
- Testing and Evaluation
- Assessment in Higher Education
- Teacher Education
- Teacher Professional Development
- Continuing Education
Language Education and Literacies
- Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
- Teaching Literature
- Teaching Reading
Education and Society
- Multicultural Education
- Gender and Education
- Peace Education
- Life-long Learning
- Philosophy of Education
- Education for Sustainable Development
- Sociology of Education