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KASSY2 Cultural Diversity and Education Policy - Book exam 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
School of Education

Learning outcomes

Cultural Diversity and Education Policy -course as a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education:
After completing the course the student
- understands the educational implications of increasing cultural diversity in different societies.

General description

As a part of Multicultural Study Programme in Education (in English):

Book exam for international students as a part of studies in Multicultural Study Programme in Education. Independent study of reading the required literature and taking an examination on set study materials.

The students can take an electronic exam based on the literature (see below) from 1 October 2015 - 30 November 2015
and 11 January 2016 - 20 May 2016.

You can sign up for the exam in the Electronic exam service:



The students should read two books for the exam. 


This book is obligatory for all:

Pitkänen, P. & Kalekin-Fishman, D. & Verma, G. (eds.) 2002. Education and Immigration: Settlement Policies and Current Challenges. RoutledgeFalmer.


In addition, the students should read for the exam either:


Räsänen, R. & San, J. (eds.) 2005. Conditions for Intercultural Learning and Co-operation. FERA.


Jokikokko, K. 2010. Teachers' intercultural learning and competence. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis (114). http://herkules.oulu.fi/isbn9789514263705/isbn9789514263705.pdf



Examiner: Pauliina Alenius



Pauliina Alenius, Teacher