Master of Education
The Master of Education (MEd)
programme is a two-year, full-time course, open to outstanding teachers and educational leaders at all levels of the education system. It aims to build capacity for effective teaching and leadership in support of raising the quality of education. Participants may specialise in either Teacher Education or Educational Leadership and Management. The aims of the MEd programme are to:
provide its participants with a broad understanding of significant issues in education and in-depth knowledge in their specialist areas;
ensure that graduates are able to exercise leadership, using a variety of approaches, to initiate and support improvement in school education, classroom teaching and participant learning;
to develop leaders in education who have acquired:
a strong commitment to educational change;
the ability to analyse situations critically;
well-developed communication skills;
flexibility in dealing with other people; and
skills to enable and encourage graduates to participate in reflective practice, lifelong learning and educational improvement.
Those admitted into the Masters programme specialize in either Teacher Education or Educational Leadership and Management.
Courses offered include:
- Mathematics Education
- Science Education
- English Education
- Social Studies Education
- School as a Learning Community
- Effective Educational Leadership
- Strategic Planning & Devlopment
- Monitoring & Evaluation
- School Improvement & Change
- Pedagogical Leadership
- Research Methods
- Teacher Learning
- Literature & Life
- Gender in Education
- ICT in Education
- Fundamentals of Logic
The Masters programme has a
Practicum component, which requires students to spend two weeks in each semester in schools in and around Dar es Salaam teaching, conducting small-scale inquiries, as well as conducting workshops.
At the end of this programme, graduates will be:
- exemplary classroom teachers, school or other educational leaders;
- effective teacher educators, mentors and professional developers;
- able to undertake research studies and have a critical understanding of educational research.
To learn more about the masters programme or to apply contact the Registry office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Tel: +255 22 215 0051 / 22 215 2293 or email email@example.com.