General study competence and an average grade of 3,0 in Norwegian language (393 hours), as well as documented bilingual proficiency.
In addition to the entry requirements as stated in the regulation of entry to higher education the following additional requirements must be fulfilled:
The programme is a 3-year teacher education, comprised of compulsory pedagogy subjects and optional school subjects. The programme equals 180 ECTS credits. There is a possibility to apply for approval of previous education either NORSEC evaluated or from other Norwegian higher education institutions.
The students can choose to complete the programme either full time over 3 years or part time over 6 years.
The programme is specifically tailored for bilingual people with minority language backgrounds preferably with a basic knowledge of working in the Norwegian school system.
|1. sem||PED161-1 (1/2) The role of the cross-cultural teacher 15 sp||MA-181-1 Innføringsemne 1 i matematikk 15 sp|
|PRA063-1 Practice, first period 0 sp|
|2. sem||PED161-1 (2/2) The role of the cross-cultural teacher 15 sp||MA-182-1 Innføringsemne 2 i matematikk 15 sp|
|3. sem||PED162-1 (1/2) The cross-cultural teacher’s adaptations for student’s learning and development in a diverse classroom 15 sp||NAT112-1 Natural Science 1. A basic introduction to chemistry and biology 15 sp|
|PRA064-1 Practice, second period 0 sp|
|4. sem||PED162-1 (2/2) The cross-cultural teacher’s adaptations for student’s learning and development in a diverse classroom 15 sp||NAT113-1 Natural Science 1. Biologically diversity and basic physics 15 sp|
|5. sem||PED241-1 The cross-cultural teacher, school, and society 15 sp||SV-149-1 Introduction to social sciences and didactics 15 sp|
|PRA065-1 Practice, third period 0 sp|
|6. sem||PED242-1 Philosophy of Science, research methods and bachelor’s thesis 15 sp||SV-150-1 History and geography 15 sp|
After completing the programme the students will have developed:
Through the program the students have enhanced their awareness and attitude to their own cultural background and their job as a bilingual and multicultural model and as a culture intermediary to both children from their own minority group, from other minority groups and from the dominant group.
The programme is organized as either a full time or part time study with a combination of meetings comprised of physical lectures and classwork. Students are also expected to fulfill digital assignments and tutorials from home. The compulsory and optional subjects normally have the physical meetings on campus in Kristiansand within the same week. During a semester there will normally be approximately 5 physical meetings. During the meetings, students will gain insight into and experience different working methods such as problem based learning, storyline and project work. Teaching (work forms) varies between independent study, group discussions, lectures, seminars and oral presentations.
The teaching language is Norwegian.
Requirements for participation in practice:
It is a requirement that all students at UiA have their own portable computer (laptop) for use in teaching and examinations, see Examination Regulations, University of Agder, §12d.
Students who come from or have been more than 3 months in countries outside Western Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan are required to undergo a tuberculosis examination.
Requirements for documentation of bilingual competence:
Students are admitted to the programme every three years.
Teacher Education Unit