Nordic Citizenship Education - Visions and traditions of civic life and culture

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Are you interested in the Nordic perspectives on civic society and education? How have the perspectives changed through the ages, and what has caused these changes? How are the perspectives on democracy and responsible citizenship visible in the Nordic societies today? Which environmental and cultural challenges are present in the region? How does the global cultures influence the local cultures?

This programme will give you tools to explore and investigate these questions.

International students at Østfold University College 2016
International students at Østfold University College 2016

The Faculty of Education at Østfold University College in Norway, is launching a new programme for international students:

Nordic Citizenship Education
– visions and traditions of civil society and culture

Autumn
Spring
Nordic educational history, politics and philosophy
Nordic visions on responsible citizenship
10 ECTS
10 ECTS
10 ECTS
15 ECTS
15 ECTS
Worldviews in the Nordic society – past and present
«One school for all»
– including exceptional children
Aesthetics in Nordic education and society
Open Air Wisdom and Deep Ecology – Environmental ethics and politics
Staging citizenship
– Art and Democracy
Studying
Studying


The programme offers you exotic trips in the Nordic wilderness as well as an insight in civic life and education. There will be possibilities to borrow necessary equipment from the college (f. ex. sleeping bag, tent, woolen clothes and so on).

The programme is an international alternative to social studies. Students may take the courses as a full-year study, single semester or as individual courses.

Contact persons

Gunhild Brænne Bjørnstad and Andrew Thomas.

Østfold University College in winter
Østfold University College in winter

 

Published June 21, 2018 2:09 PM - Last modified June 27, 2019 8:45 AM