MGLU4514 - Pedagogy and Pupil-related Skills 3 (5-10)


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 days

Course content

Pedagogy and pupil knowledge 3 will give the student in-depth understanding of the school in society. From an analytical and critical perspective, the student will be able to work with issues related to school, education and pedagogical practice. Central themes in the course are the school's educational (Bildung) mandate and value base, equality and marginalisation, and the importance of the community for the pupils' learning processes.

Learning outcome


The student

  • can discuss challenges related to the current curriculum and other governing documents
  • has in-depth knowledge of the importance of the community for the pupils' learning processes
  • has knowledge of ethical theory and central professional ethical issues
  • has advanced knowledge of pupils' Bildung in a pluralistic society
  • has knowledge of equality- and marginalization processes in school


The student

  • can critically analyze and act on the basis of the school's values and commitments
  • can identify and discuss professional ethical issues
  • can analyze and discuss the importance of social, religious and cultural diversity in school

General competence

The student

  • can identify and analyze challenges related to inclusion and exclusion processes in school
  • can apply research-based knowledge to strengthen the students' learning processes

Learning methods and activities

The work methods in PEL 3 vary between lectures, student-active seminars, group work, and individual work. Mandatory work requirements have been included, wherein the students will demonstrate academic insight into the topic areas of the course and the development of their own teacher identity. The course focuses on independent work with reading materials, including student-produced texts and assigned course readings. The teaching is aimed at the student formulating, discussing, and communicating about pedagogical issues. Emphasis will be placed on connection to the field of teaching practice both as a field of study and as an arena for professional practice.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments according to emnebeskrivelsen

Further on evaluation

Mandatory activities:

  • two written submissions
  • one oral presentation
  • defined tasks related to the seminar
  • attendance at seminars must be at least 75%.

To sit for the exam, all mandatory activities must be approved.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10) - some programmes

Required previous knowledge

Student must have received a passing grade in the subject area - Knowledge, learning and education in teacher profession, - PEL 1 and PEL 2 (30 SP) or equivalent.

Course materials

The final syllabus will be published on Blackboard before the start of the program.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU13009 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
LGU53006 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
  • Education
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination (1) 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) OBS! Ny dato

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