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Department of Teacher Education
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Home Economics and Home Economics teacher education,
Craft Science and Textiles teacher education

PO Box 8 (Siltavuorenpenger 10)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Special education
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Centre for Educational Assessment
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

tel. +358 294 1911 (switchboard)
fax +358 2941 29611

International students

Courses in English

Department of Teacher Education
Courses in English offered during Academic year 2016–2017

The international exchange students and the degree students at the Department of Teacher Education can take part in the study units where tuition is given in English. The study units can be taken individually or grouped together as a minor subject called Finnish Education and Pedagogical Studies.

The study units offered in English are basic, intermediate and advanced-level studies from the syllabi of Class Teacher Education, Crafts Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, Special Teacher Education, Subject Teacher Education Programme in English (STEP) and Minor studies (Didactics of Visual Art Education, Skills and Art Education and Multicultural Education).

The Department of Teacher Education also offers some optional studies courses in English, but these cannot be included in the minor subject.

Degree students can have the individual study units credited in the optional studies part of their degree.

Students from other faculties and departments may also take part in the study units if there are places left.

COURSES OFFERED IN AUTUMN 2016

(B)= basic level studies, (I)= intermediate level studies, (A)= advanced level studies

FINNISH EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGICAL STUDIES MINOR SUBJECT (Min. 25 ECTS)

1. INTRODUCTORY STUDY UNIT (compulsory for all students)
Introduction to Finnish Education System (B), 5 ECTS

2. CLASS TEACHER EDUCATION
Curriculum Theory (A), 5 ECTS

3. SUBJECT TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH (STEP)

Introduction to Subject Teaching: General Didactics (B), 5 ECTS
Psychology of Development and Learning (B), 5 ECTS
Education for Diversities (B), 5 ECTS

4. MINOR STUDIES
DIDACTICS OF VISUAL ART EDUCATION
Art and Culture (B), 5 ECTS
Visual Art Expression (B), 5 ECTS

MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Multicultural Research (B), 5 ECTS

5. OPTIONAL STUDY UNITS (included in the minor)
Finnish School and Subject Education (B), 5 ECTS

OPTIONAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH

(NOTE! These optional studies in English CANNOT be included in the minor subject, Finnish Education and Pedagogical Studies)

CRAFTS

Dyeing II (A), 3 ECTS


COURSES OFFERED IN SPRING 2017

(B)= basic level studies, (I)= intermediate level studies, (A)= advanced level studies

FINNISH EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGICAL STUDIES MINOR SUBJECT (Min. 25 ECTS)

1. CLASS TEACHER EDUCATION
Pedagogical Knowing and Construction of Personal Practical Theory (A), 5 ECTS

2. INTRODUCTORY STUDY UNIT (compulsory for all students)
Introduction to Finnish Education System (B), 5 ECTS

3. SUBJECT TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH (STEP)
Social, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education (I), 5 ECTS
Educational Use of Information and Communication Technologies / ICTs (I), 5 ECTS
Academic Thinking in the Context of Education, 5 ECTS

4. OPTIONAL STUDY UNITS (included in the minor)
Finnish School and Subject Education (B), 5 ECTS.