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Preliminary programme

This is a draft programme for the University of Stavanger Comenius International Week 2012 taking place from 12.-16. March. A final programme will be published by the beginning of March.

Sunday 11.3.

Arrival at Stavanger airport SOLA.


Monday 12.3.
Room TBA

8.30 - 9.45
Welcome, getting to know each other, presentation of programme (Monika Röthle)

10. 00 – 11.00
Introduction to Outdoor Education in Norway. Provisions and concepts of outdoor education: What is “Outdoor Education”, “Outdoor Life”, “Nature Kindergarten”?
Rationale behind outdoor education: theories of learning, impact of outdoor education. (Monika Röthle)

11.00 – 11.50
Lunch

12.00 – 14.00
Doing Outdoor Education “Friluftsliv” in the woods near campus, 25 students (Ketil Østrem and Atle Mjåtveit, Sports teachers UiS)
Parallel session: Lecture,(continuation lecture) 30 stud. Monika Röthle /Erasmus guest teacher

14.00 – 16.00
Doing Outdoor Education “Friluftsliv” in the woods near campus, 25 students
(Mr Ketil Østrem and Atle Mjåtveit, Sports teachers UiS)
Parallel session: Lecture,(continuation lecture) 30 stud. Monika Röthle /Erasmus guest teacher


Tuesday 13.3.
Room TBA

8.45 – 9.15
Organizing the school visits for Wednesday (Monika Röthle)

9.15 – 11.30
Natural Sciences in Outdoor Education, introduction and field trip (Mr Inge Christ, UiS/Werner Verbruggen, Lessius Belgium )

11.30 – 12.15
Lunch

12.15 - 14.00
Natural Sciences in Outdoor Education, field trip and summing up ( Inge Christ, UiS/Werner Verbruggen, Lessius Belgium )

14.15 – 15.00
Preparing Study visits and the INTERNATIONAL EVENING (Monika Röthle)

18.00 – 21.30
INTERNATIONAL EVENING for international and Norwegian student teachers in the Canteen in Hagbard Line’s House on campus. A social come together evening with international buffet, activities and music. No entrance fee.


Wednesday 14.3.
Room TBA

8.15 – 13.00
Study visits in groups to outdoor schools (primary/ secondary) or Nature kindergartens
Afternoon: Leisure time


Thursday 15.3.
Room TBA

8.15 - 14.00
Workshop/group work: Post visit discussions and presentations (Monika Röthle and Erasmus guest teachers)

14.15 – 15.00 Students’ evaluation of the programme OUTDOOR EDUCATION
Information about exchange programme Comparative Educational Studies ( M. Röthle)


Friday 16.3.
Room TBA

8.38
Bus line 6 from UiS to downtown Stavanger

9.00 – 11.00
Visit at Museum of Archaeology in Stavanger, Peter Klows gate 10A.
Guided tour by Ellen Tjørhom Bøe (Department of Education) “Museums as extended class rooms. Examples of how this museum works with groups of children/pupils from kindergartens or schools.”

11.15 – 12.00
Lunch at Josefines café, Kongsgata (offered by the University) and GOOD BYE


Departure: Friday afternoon or Saturday

This programme is organised by associate professor Monika Röthle (monika.rothle@uis.no) in cooperation with the Department of Education and the Department of Early Childhood Education.

Note: This is a draft programme. Changes may occur.