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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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KASSY3 Education in Developing Countries: Problems and Possible Solutions 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Education
Curricula 2015 – 2017


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

After completing the course the student
- understands the key educational problems in developing countries and the efforts of these countries as well as of development cooperation in finding solutions to the problems.


The course examines the present conditions of education in developing countries, the role of these countries´ governments and non-governmental actors in identifying and analyzing problems and devising solutions to the problems, and the potential role of development cooperation in this context.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work 115 h 0 h
Seminar 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

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

Participation in classroom work, Essay and Oral presentation


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Latest issue of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (www.unesco.org/en/efareport), other material to be announced at the beginning of the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Education