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Course syllabus for

Academic year
CIU221 - The purpose and conditions of education
Utbildningens uppgifter och ramar
 
Course syllabus adopted 2022-02-09 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPLOL
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Main field of study: Technology and Learning
Department: 0210 - STATSVETENSKAPLIGA INSTITUTIONEN GU


Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 40127
Open for exchange students: No
Maximum participants: 35
Only students with the course round in the programme overview

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0122 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   Contact examiner,  Contact examiner,  Contact examiner

In programs

KPLOL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP, SUPPLEMENTARY STUDY PROGRAMME, Year 1 (compulsory)
MPLOL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Helena Stensöta

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Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

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Aim

Give students insight into the history organization and steering of school, its nomenclature and grounding values in order for them to work and interact as teacher for pupils in general and with those with special needs in particular.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

  • account for the origin and historical development of the Swedish school system
  • account for the documents that govern the school including its content.
  • account for the meaning of being a public employee in a politically governed organization with a societal task to educate
  • communicate orally and in writing.
  • analyze school as a political organization
  • discuss the importance of foundational values in school; including human rights the child's perspective and sustainable development.
  • identify special need of pupils and discuss ways to counter them

Content

  • History of school
  • Founding values of school, democracy, human rights
  • Rules and institutions that govern and oversee the school and teachers work
  • Steering and organization of school
  • Special pedagogic, individual and systemic perspectives, with an emphasis on special pedagogical needs among pupils with neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Social scientific argumentation and analysis, oral and in writing

Organisation

The course is given in the form of lectures and seminars

Literature

See Course-PM

Examination including compulsory elements

Home exam


The course examiner may assess individual students in other ways than what is stated above if there are special reasons for doing so, for example if a student has a decision from Chalmers on educational support due to disability.


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