Policy in a Global Context

Where will this take me?



Whether you are a teacher, education leader or policy maker, this specialisation will prepare you to move into education leadership roles, education policy reform and management, or other related areas.

Learning outcomes

Successful completion of this specialisation will enable you to:

  • Develop an understanding of education policies and issues on a global scale
  • Examine education and training policy development, leadership, implementation and review
  • Build a comparative perspective on issues including: transitions in education, moving between education and employment and the needs of young people in globalised economies.
Industry connections

Through your education studies, teaching placements and research projects, you will develop strong professional and personal connections with community and industry that will open doors to an outstanding future.


Finish your specialisation confident of gaining employment, thanks to the excellent reputation of Melbourne Graduate School of Education. We have been ranked as #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Education*, meaning a degree from us is a globally-recognised achievement.

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*The Times Higher Education Rankings, 2020