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Crossing Borders

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Erasmus Course: Cultural Diversity in Early Years Education

Right now we offer:

Autumn course: August 10th, 2020 to January 22nd, 2021. Read more about this course here.

Spring course: January 27th to June 26th, 2020. 

Learning environment

The Department for Social Education provides a 5 months modular course specially designed for both foreign and Danish students, so you will be able to learn from and with each other. With the reflective practitioner as guiding principle the course will facilitate active learning both inside and outside the class-room. Through excursions, fields studies and practical training you will observe and explore pedagogical practice and in lectures, workshops and group work you will be encouraged to discuss and reflect upon your experiences.

The course takes place at our campus in Aabenraa.

The program is of 30 ECTS:

  • Cultural diversity in education (20 ECTS) from January 27th to May 7th.
  • Practical training (10 ECTS) from May 11th to June 26th.

You can follow the full program (20 + 10 ECTS), or you can choose only to take the module about cultural diversity in education (20 ECTS).

Course content

The course focuses on cultural diversity in early years education and will provide knowledge about and understanding of a culturally responsive pedagogy in an international perspective. As part of the overall theme the course will put emphasis on educational institutions serving minorities.

Read about learning outcome here.

Target groups

The course targets students of social education, early childhood education and student teachers for pre-primary and primary schools.

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Application deadline

Autumn course: May 1st 2020

Spring course: November 1st 2019.

More information

Learning Agreement