Attempts to trace the history and development of the Master of Education Degree at the University of Bath. Highlights the comparatively small differences which exist between the Bath MEd and those from other institutions, namely: its greater flexibility in allowing students to “pay as they earn” and take as long as they wish in building up their portfolios of modules; the three modes of studying the modules, i.e. taught, distance learning and school‐based tuition; the linking of taught and school‐based modules; and the introduction of a Summer School for outstation students. These features have enabled the University of Bath to offer the course, on a part‐time basis, to teachers living considerable distances away, particularly those living and working overseas.
Black, D.R., Ericson, J.D., Harvey, T.J., Hayden, M.C. and Thompson, J.J. (1994), "The Development of a Flexible Modular MEd", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 35-39. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513549410049321
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