An introduction to the Swedish school and education system
On behalf of the National Agency for Education in Sweden (Skolverket), four universities offer this course for Ukrainian refugees with a teacher’s education, or experience of teaching and instruction at schools and early childhood education in Ukraine. The name of the course is "An introduction to the Swedish school and education system for educators from other countries."
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The aim of the course is to provide the participants with basic knowledge of the organization of Swedish schools and early childhood education, and about the relationship between teachers and students/children in Sweden in a historical and contemporary perspective. Furthermore, the course aims to help the participants gain knowledge and understanding of the values of the Swedish school system in relation to basic democratic and human rights.
Based on the participants’ previous experiences, the course deals with didactic questions in relation to theories about learning processes, cognitive development and cultural diversity. Various forms of assessment and evaluation of learners are also studied.
After completing the course, participants should be able to work as, for example, teaching assistants in different school forms in Sweden.