Swedish for teaching in early years classes and grades 1-3
30 ECTS credits
The aim of the course is that students acquire the basic subject knowledge and subject-specific teaching methodology required to teach Swedish in early years and grades 1-3 education. Special emphasis is put on basic reading and writing skills and strategies for reading and writing development regarding fictional, narrative and discursive text types and genres. Students are expected to acquire the skills and understanding required for teaching a heterogenous group of learners with consideration of gender, identity and first and second language issues. The purpose of the practical placement is that students are introduced to school practice and develp their professional knowledge by considering the relationship between theory and practice.
Progressive specialisation: G1F (has less than 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Admission to Teacher Education: preschool class and lower primary school
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Primary Education Programme: Teaching in pre-school class and grades 1-3 (studied during year 1)