How can we use research evidence to inform educational practice? What factors at the macro, meso and micro levels of the educational system determine the success of educa
The Master's track 'Evidence-Based Education' aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of how educational research can contribute to the development of effective educational innovations and to the improvement of the quality of education. We strive for education that promotes the academic, meta-cognitive, socio-emotional and behavioural outcomes of all students, regardless of their background characteristics and learning abilities. Stable educational improvement can only occur if there is a solid knowledge base to feed educational practice, from macro (e.g., policy), meso (e.g., school organization) to micro levels (e.g., classroom processes). Bridging the gap between research and educational practice requires graduates that can understand, assess and generate solid evidence, and can translate these insights into educational initiatives that are fully responsive to the societal issues and contexts in which they are embedded....
KU Leuven: Faculty of Psychology and Educational Studies
The Master of Science in Educational Studies offers a research-oriented program providing broad expertise related to the field of education. The faculty offers a challeng
The Master of Science in Educational Studies offers a research-oriented program providing broad expertise related to the field of education. The faculty offers a challenging and dynamic study environment with a strong link between research and teaching. Its degree programs provide a varied, appealing and research-based education of high academic quality.
What's the Master of Educational Studies all about?
a thorough understanding of several theoretical approaches and methodologies to study, evaluate and discuss educational issues;
the necessary competencies and skills to conduct educational research, design instruments, develop training modules and curricula, guide and evaluate innovation processes and to engage with the historical and global aspects of education;
insight into instructional psychology, intercultural education, school development, professional and continuing education and educational policies.