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408036S School in Society - Society in School, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 408036S  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name School in Society - Society in School  Abbreviation School in Socie 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline2505 Education 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Education 

Teachers
Name
Tuija Huuki 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS cr

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

4. year

 
Learning outcomes 

A person who has completed the course has demonstrated a capability to recognise the presence of  global, regional and local societal phenomena in everyday school life, explicate manifestations of power in educational environments, and critically evaluate the meaning of educational environments and one’s own action as entanglements of individuals, groups, communities and societies from the perspective of equality, justice and democracy.

 
Contents 
  • nternational, regional and local societal phenomena in every-day school life

  • Theories and mechanisms of power, construction of peer group and other hierarchies at school and their effects to the lives of young people

  • Critique of individual, human-centered approaches and posthuman and materialist challenge in school

  • Participation and exclusion as concepts and in school cultures

  • Equality, justice and democracy as guiding values at school

 
Mode of delivery 

Lectures 20h, small group practice 20h

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Active attendance in teaching; completion of individual assignments; learning diary,  group or pair work; related seminar.

 
Target group 

Primary teacher education

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Basic and intermediate studies in education

 
Recommended or required reading 
  • Antonia Kupfer (ed) Power and Education. Contexts of Oppression and Opportunity, Palgrave McMillan, New York.
  • Tolonen, Tarja; Lappalainen Sirpa, Palmu, Tarja and Kurki, Tuuli (eds) (2012) Cultural Practices and Transitions in Education. 11/2012  Tufnell Press (London).
  • Gretschel Anu  & Tomi Kiilakoski (toim.) (2012) Demokratiaoppitunti. Lasten ja nuorten kunta 2010-luvun alussa. Helsinki:   Nuorisotutkimusverkosto/Nuorisotutkimusseura.
  • Percy-Smith, B. and Thomas, N. (2010) A handbook of children and young people's participation: perspectives from theory and practice. London: Routledge.

 Literature will be updated or additional readings will be  agreed separately

 
Grading 

0 - 5

 
Person responsible 

Tuija Huuki

 
Working life cooperation 

Kurssin sisällöt kytketään opettajan työhön / Special attention is paid on the question of work-life relevance.

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Koulu yhteiskunnassa – yhteiskunta koulussa  Course  Tuija Huuki  04.01.21 -06.04.21

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