18 March 2010
This Friday (19 March 2010), 7 teachers will be formally congratulated by both the Minister for and Director of Education, Sport and Culture (ESC) for completing the MA in Education and Professional Studies, awarded by King’s College, London.
Lectures, seminars and tutorials were delivered in Jersey over a 2 year period. The Masters students had email and internet connection to tutors, resources and online libraries to support their learning throughout the course. All students enjoyed the experience immensely despite the hard work, long hours and dedicated commitment required.
The course leader Dr Christine Harrison from King’s College commented on the high quality discussions, debates and assignments submitted from the Jersey teachers.
This innovative partnership between teachers, ESC and King’s College is a strong indication of the department’s commitment to being a learning organisation.
Deputy James Reed said "The ESC department are committed to provide an comprehensive educational learning experience for all ages and I am absolutely delighted that our staff continue to show this level of commitment to their own professional development ."
ESC Director Mario Lundy added "I'm delighted to celebrate the success of our teachers in achieving their Masters in Education and Professional Studies. They have further developed their skills, experienced high-level academic discussions and deepened their knowledge of current educational research."
The presentation will take place on Friday 19 March 2010 at 4pm at the ESC department.
The successful Masters students were:
- Amory Charlesworth (Mont Nicolle school)
- Vicki Charlesworth (St Luke’s School)
- Manuela Milsom (Highlands College)
- Joanne Terry-Marchant (Highlands College)
- Nataly Miorin (Hautlieu School)
- Debbie Maindonald (St Saviour’s School)
- Maria Stegenwalner (Grouville School)