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This field of study examines educational management in kindergarten, 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 kindergarten.
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.
Lectures online, guided practice and joint meetings at campus. Joint meetings at campus can among others include seminar work, practical lectures, work with problems, field work and exscursions.
The kindergarten is an important arena for learning in the workplace based pre-school education. Between study sessions on campus, the students have tasks to be solved at the individual workplace.
In this course there is 3 weeks of practice included. Tasks in practice will enrich the students' experience on issues that are dealt with in this course. Practice is an integral part of this course and study programme. It is obligatory, and includes tasks to be solved and will be linked to the pre-school teacher profession. Practice is supervised and graded pass / fail.
Expected scope of the course is about 405 hours.
Faculty of Social Sciences