Evaluation and Development Work in Primary School Grades 4-6

15 Credits
Second Cycle Level 1
School of Teacher Education
Subject field
Educational Work (PGA)
Group of Subjects
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
Approved, 09 March 2017.
This syllabus is valid from 28 August 2017.


  • Social relations, conflicts and power, 4-6 (including 7,5 credits VFU), 15 credtis, Swedish 2a for Primary School Teachers 4-6, 7,5 credits, Swedish 2b for Primary School Teachers 4-6, 7,5 credits, Mathematics 2a for School Teachers 4-6, 7,5 credits and Mathematics 2b for School Teachers 4-6, 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 primary school, grades 4 to 6, 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.