Understanding educational policies and practices involves:

Locating up-to-date and relevant information about national, regional and institutional educational policies.

Locating up-to-date and relevant information about international, national, regional and institutional educational practice.

Employing professional and pedagogical practices that are consistent with applicable policies related to areas including:

  • the goals of education
  • educational governance
  • learner empowerment
  • educational reform
  • inclusive education
  • literacy
  • access
  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • language policy
  • post-compulsory education pathways
  • child protection
  • the curriculum, syllabus and methodologies
  • assessment
  • teaching standards
  • ICT
  • 21st century skills.

Reflecting on the impact of educational policies and practice on my decision-making, professional behaviour and my learners’ outcomes.