A.) Introduction to Norwegian education which provides information about education in Norway.
B.) Inclusive education offering comparative understanding of the Norwegian approach
The introduction part provides foreign students with some knowledge about the education system and experiences with the Norwegian approach to outdoor education. It creates a background for the other modules and a possibility to enhance the students reflexive competence.
The inclusive education part consists of lectures, group work, and 5 full days of school-based practice during which students conduct a small research assignment. The module is designed to provide comparative knowledge and understanding of inclusive education in Norway from an international perspective.
- Describe the educational system and approach in Norway
- Reflect on educational approaches from a comparative perspective
- Know about different ways of defining inclusive education
- Describe and discuss characteristics of inclusive education related to classroom practices in Norwegian schools
- Discuss adapted education and differentiation
- Describe official Norwegian policy on inclusive education, including anti-bullying initiatives
- Norwegian educational policy on inclusive education
- Educational system and -traditions in Norway
- Outdoor education: Learning outside the classroom, ideas and practice
- Inclusive education / special education
- Learning and participation in schools
- An organization-theory approach on inclusion - dilemmas and challenges
- National anti-bullying initiatives in Norway
Required prerequisite knowledge
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The assignment is assessed on a scale from A-F, where A-E denotes pass (A is the highest achievement) and F denotes fail. Students within each group are expected to contribute in equal manner and will receive the same grade.
This assignment is assessed with "approved/not approved".
- Course teacher
- Charlotte Arnesen
- Course coordinator
- Marieke Gerdien Bruin
- Programme coordinator
- Inger Marie Øglænd , Olav Kylland
Method of work
Students will participate in International Week together with international students to engage in Outdoor education; details will be provided in a specific programme.
Sist oppdatert: 06.07.2020