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TEE1 Introduction to Education in Finland - Lectures, observation, essay and learning diary 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Teacher Education
Faculty of Education

Learning outcomes

The course
- gives an overview of the Finnish education system and the structure and basic objectives of the curriculum
- gives an idea of everyday classroom work and instruction methods in Finnish school
- brings together the theory and practice of education in the work of a teacher
- contributes to a better understanding of the teacher-pupil/student interaction
- helps to understand the approach of seeing pupils as unique individuals and part of the school community

Enrolment for University Studies

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Eero Ropo, Teacher responsible


7-Sep-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Lectures 4 hours
Fri 7-Sep-2018 at 10-12, VIRTA LS 114
21-Sep-2018 at 10 –12 , VIRTA RH 102
Independent work 131 hours

Further information

The course is only for the international Master's Degree students of the Faculty of Education. The schedule of the lectures and visits to the schools will be informed to the participating group. The schedule includes several options for each day in the given observation weeks.