Syllabus

Evaluation and Development Work in Preschool Class and Primary School Grades 1-3

Code
PG3067
Points
15 Credits
Level
Second Cycle Level 1
Faculty
School of Education, Health and Social Studies
Subject field
Educational Work (PGA)
Group of Subjects
Education
Disciplinary Domain
Education, 50%
Placement Studies, 50%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
No main field of study1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1A1N
Approved
Approved, 09 March 2017.
This syllabus is valid from 28 August 2017.

Prerequisites

  • Social Relations, Conflicts and Power, F-3 (including 7,5 credits school practice), 15 credits, Text Communication and Learning, 15 credits, Mathematics 2a for School Teachers F-3, 7,5 credits and Mathematics 2b for School Teachers F-3, 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge

Summary in English

The overall aim of the course is that the students develop an understanding of schools as organizations, which includes their responsibility to continuously be engaged in school development processes. The students are expected to develop a readiness as professional teachers to take responsibility for both their own teaching as well as shared evaluation and development processes.

After completing the course, the student shall be able to:

  • explain the work of schools from an organizational perspective, including methods for evaluation and development
  • demonstrate the ability to observe, document, analyze, and make both summative and formative assessments of pupils´ learning and development processes in relation to expected outcomes
  • demonstrate the ability to use and critically evaluate digital tools suitable for preschool and primary school, grades 1 to 3, as well as school development processes
  • demonstrate the ability to communicate with students and, where applicable, legal guardians to capitalize on their experiences gained from teaching
  • demonstrate the ability to both independently and together with others plan, implement, evaluate and develop teaching and other educational activities in order to stimulate the learning and development processes of each child.