Successfully completed a minimum of 60 credits from the first two years of study.
Children's development, Play and Learning (20 credits) to be included in these.
The student has:
The student can:
This field of study examines educational management in pre-school, personnel management and management of change and development in organizations. In this area of knowledge we emphasize understanding of how managerial actions can help to strengthen the kindergarten as a learning and development arena, and contribute to a better understanding of the profession's core content. Guidance and management of children and coworkers' learning plays a key role, as well as the use of different methods and tools that lend themselves to developing strategies, initiate and lead development. The knowledge area highlights the change and development taking place organizationally and individually related to educational work in pre-school.
The knowledge base is based on teacher education curricula from pedagogy and social sciences. Instruction shall clarify a kindergarten teaching approach and didactic research related to knowledge area where practice is an integral part.
Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and group work. Work on the subject is linked to the practice and development work. Student work on the subject is estimated at 405 hours.
This course includes 3 weeks of practice. Tasks in practice will enrich the students' experience on issues that deal with the topics management, collaboration and development work. Practice is an integral part of the work and the students to plan, implement and evaluate a concrete development work in practice. The content is based on the skills the student has gained through working with the other five areas of knowledge.
A more detailed description of the content and progress in practice is found in term plans and the Practice Document for pre-school education.
Faculty of Social Sciences