Studies

The working language of the courses is English. Studying in the programme mostly takes place in small groups. Students are also encouraged to study independently by writing essays and taking examinations on literature.

The modern learning premises and resources of the teacher training school, located on the campus of the University of Eastern Finland, offer students an excellent opportunity to get to know the latest teaching technology, learning environments and teaching methods.

Courses 2020-2021

Please note that some courses are organized twice per academic year, some only in the autumn semester, and some only in the spring semester.

Please note also that some courses are aimed at only to a particular group of students. Pleae check the course description by clicking the course code.

Code

Name

ECTS

Bachelor level

Master level

Autumn 2020

Spring 2021

2010001

Finnish Educational Systems and Organisations

1,5

X

 

X

 

2321553A

Basic Studies in Music Education A

3

X

 

X

 

2321554A

Basic Studies in Physical Education A

3

X

 

X

 

2220221E

Assessment and Evaluation in Promoting Learning

3

X

 

X

X

2310205

Exploring Cultural Stereotypes

3

 

X

X

 

2310209

Multilingual and Multicultural Events for Children 

5

 

X

 

X

2310206

Exploring Education in Finland from Theoretical and Practical Perspectives 

3

 

X

X

X

2321555

International Education

2-5

X

 

X

X

2010002

Introduction to Finnish School Life

3

X

 

X

X

2321504

Basics of Finnish Music Education

3

X

 

X

X

2321503

New Visions of Music Education

3

X

 

X

X

2321510

Comparative Perspectives of Preschool Education and Early Elementary Education

3

X

 

X

X

2320448

Cultural Heritage and Craft Education

5

X

 

X

X

2321553B

Basic Studies in Music Education B

3

X

   

X

2321554B

Basic Studies in Physical Education B

3

X

   

X

2321507

Pedagogical Perspectives of Educational Use of ICTs

3

X

   

X

2321505

The Religious Life in Finland: Between East and West

3

X

   

X

2321110

Teaching Practice for International Exchange Students (only for primary school/class teacher students who stay for the whole year)

5

X

   

X

2334113

Finnish Visual Art and Art Education

3

X

 

 

X

 

Also courses from the minor subjects Professional Intercultural Competence and Teaching Foreign Languages to Young Learners can be chosen, if there are places available.

 

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Erasmus in Schools: A Chance to visit Finnish Schools

Erasmus in Schools is a nationwide programme aimed at all Erasmus students, European Degree students and EVS volunteers interested in visiting local schools during their stay in Finland. The visitor will be provided with an official Certificate of Participation by the Finnish National Agency for Education. You may also visit schools in other towns or localities. If you travel outside your town of residence for a school visit, Erasmus in Schools will reimburse your travel costs.

Registration & Further information: Erasmus in Schools