The Erasmus Mundus International Master in Adult Education for Social Change has been awarded EUR 3,929,000 for 79 scholarships for another four cohorts of students beginning in 2019.
The University of Malta, through its Department of Arts, Open Communities & Adult Education, is one of the participating universities in this joint master’s degree programme together with the University of Glasgow, Tallinn University, Estonia and the Open University of Cyprus.
The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of adult education with one of the two placements, coordinated by Professor Carmel Borg, taking place in Malta during the second semester. The taught units during the Malta semester are currently those of Adult Education and Difference, taught by Professor Peter Mayo, and Curriculum Development for Social Change, taught by Professor Carmel Borg. Professor Mayo also teaches the Introduction to Adult Education and Training study unit during the first semester. Borg and Mayo are also involved in dissertation supervision as well as examination.
IMAESC received 351 applications from across the world for the course commencing in October 2018.