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KASSY3 Struggles on Education 5 ECTS
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Degree Programme in Educational Studies


Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

General description

Optional course in Specialization in the Social and Societal Contexts in Education and in Multicultural Study Programme in Education.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is that the students will
- familiarize with discourses of education and schooling in different historical and cultural contexts, related to transforming struggles about economical and political hegemony
- engage in contemporary idea-historical debates and research about meanings and functions of education


Lectures (international, e.g. based on Erasmus exchange) discussing transformations in educational discourses and debates in different contexts, selection of Finnish and international book chapters and journal articles, cross-cultural case studies on topics related to students´ research orientation.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h
Independent work 111 h 0 h

Teaching language



Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Luennot  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In Finnish
In English

Lectures, case studies, literature and archive research.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Selection of Finnish and other monographs on conceptual and political history of different forms of education (cf. Hyvärinen etc. Käsitteet liikkeessä), Finnish and international journals, material produced by collaborating experts.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Education
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Education