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408035S Educational Administration and Cooperation in School, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 408035S  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Educational Administration and Cooperation in School  Abbreviation Educational Adm 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline2505 Education 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Education 

Teachers
Name
Pinola Timo 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS cr

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

4.-5. year

 
Learning outcomes 

Having completed the study module, the student

  • is familiar with ways to collaborate multiprofessionally in teacher and school communities, and knows how to apply this knowledge in his/her work

  • knows how to describe the diversity of families, is familiar with ways of cooperation between homes and schools, and know how to apply this knowledge in his/her work

  • knows how to analyze the operation of a work community and the relationship of a beginning teacher to the surrounding work community

  • knows how to analyze the theoretical background of an educational community and evaluate research on educational cooperation

  • knows the central acts and decrees governing educational administration and their contents

  • knows how to apply in practice the legislation for educational administration at his/her own educational level

  • knows how to use the Finlex database

 
Contents 
  • school as a multiprofessional work community

  • cooperation between home and school

  • collaborative working methods in the teacher’s work

  • educational collaboration as a research subject

  • the basis of civil servants’ work in public administration and of legislation related to school administration and teaching

  • the teacher’s rights and duties in his/her work as a teacher

  • the administrative system and civil servants’ work within the framework of the tasks and functional opportunities set by current laws and standards

 
Mode of delivery 

face-to-face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 28h, exercises 12h, independent work 85h

 
Target group 

Students in the Primary Teacher Education Programme

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Basic and intermediate studies in education

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The study module is part of the advanced studies in primary teacher education.

 
Recommended or required reading 

To be agreed on at the start of the study module.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in teaching. Learning journal or essay composed on the basis of the lectures. The lecture assignments shall also make use of the additional materials distributed at the start of the study module. Small group sessions and an introduction to a topic agreed jointly, to be composed and presented in a group.

 

Assessment

 

The lecture journal/essay is assessed on a scale from 0 to 5.

 

0 = unfinished, fragmentary, matters presented are not essentially connected with the topic, and the use of sources is non-existent.

1 = highly superficial, matters are presented fully detached from one another, and the use of sources is at a poor level.

2 = superficial, matters are partly presented detached from one, and the use of sources is at a satisfactory level.

3 = reflective and matters are related to each other to some extent, a common thread is to be seen and the use of sources is mainly good.

4 = quite analytical, matters are related to each other well, and the use of sources is mainly very good.

5 = systematic and analytical, matters are related to each other very well and the use of sources is mainly excellent..

 

The presentation composed in the small group is assessed on the scale Pass/Fail.

 
Grading 

Lectures 0-5

Small group work pass/fail.

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Opetushallinto ja kasvatusyhteistyö koulussa  Course  Pinola Timo  02.09.20 -16.10.20

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