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PED1022 - Education and the Welfare State

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 4 hours A

Course content

The course gives an introduction to the development of the educational system in the Nordic countries, the historical and political background. The students will be presented with an analysis of the educational philosophy in the Nordic countries regarding economic as well as democratic, cultural and social motives. The ideal of every person’s right to education has been a central point in school policy in the Nordic countries. In spite of this, differences in education between girls and boys, various ethnic groups, and children and adolescents of different social standing, arise. Possible explanations to this development will be discussed throughout the course.

Learning outcome

The aim of the course is to give students knowledge about the educational system in the Nordic countries, its recent history and the motives behind it.

Learning methods and activities

2 hours of lectures per week, 1 hour of seminar per week.

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: 4 - hour individual written examination.

Required previous knowledge

None.

Course materials

The required course reading material is approximately 500 pages.

More on the course

No

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
Contact information

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home exam (1) 100/100 A

Release
2020-11-25

Submission
2020-11-25


09:00


13:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home exam (2) 100/100 A

Release
2021-06-08

Submission
2021-06-08


09:00


13:00

INSPERA
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) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation
  • 2) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.
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