International Curriculum Development and Supervision (M.Ed.) in Leysin, Switzerland at The Leysin American School
The Master of Education in International Curriculum Development and Supervision is designed to raise the competencies of teachers, department heads, curriculum coordinators and administrators in areas including curriculum development, use of technology in the classroom, assessment, leadership and teaching methodologies to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools.
Educators are challenged to create excellent learning architectures and cultures of learning that encourages principles such as learner engagement, assessment “for, of, and as” learning, research and reflection on learning, inquiry, and understanding, as well as ongoing school enrichment, transformation, and innovation.
This program can be completed in 13 months or over an extended period of time to meet your personal requirements. To follow a program of studies different from what is on the program flier, please write to Richard Pacheco (email@example.com) for details.
Financial aid is limited to US citizens or eligible non-citizens with a valid Alien Registration Number. Students must be enrolled in an approved program and be in good academic standing to receive financial aid. Aid for graduate students is limited to federal Stafford Loans. If students are interested, please refer to the Endicott Van Loan Financial Aid web page.
M.Ed. Application Form
M.Ed. Fees Payment
At the end of the program students will be able to:
- Articulate a personal philosophy of curriculum, learning architecture, culture, and “ecology.”
- Identify and interpret research and theories that provide a framework for effective curricular and assessment principles in international school settings.
- Develop a repertoire of strategies to facilitate, mentor, and share curriculum and teaching with educators, parents, students and other stakeholders who represent diverse cultural groups.
- Implement and teach others to implement a broad variety of curriculum theories, designs, and successful practices.
- Use and teach others to use a variety of assessment strategies to create student and teacher learning and metacognition, to inform future curricular changes, and to provide evidence of learning.
- Identify and analyze future trends and issues related to the functions and roles of curricular leaders in international school settings.
- Make targeted learning principles connected to the curriculum and genuinely visible at all times in preparation for (but not exclusively for) varied “visiting teams” and quality audits.
Program of Study
Strategies for Change in International Schools
Innovative Practices in Education
Vertical and Horizontal Curriculum Architecture: The Schoolwide Prerequisites and Process
Facilitating Teaching and Learning
Theories in Curriculum Design
Research Project (Research Methods prerequisite)
Assessment for 21st Century Learning
Technology for Curriculum Development and Supervision
Designing and Teaching for Understanding (Theories in Curriculum Design prerequisite)
Enrichment and International School Transformation
Leadership Development Seminar
Total Degree Requirements 36 cr.
Order of courses is subject to change