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402756P Child, education and culture, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 402756P  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Child, education and culture  Abbreviation Child, educatio 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline2574 Early childhood and cultures 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Education 

Jaana Juutinen 

ECTS Credits 

5 cr

Language of instruction 

Finnish and English


1st period (Finnish) and 3rd period (English)

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, the student is able: 

  • to analyze childhood as a multilevel and culturally constructed phenomenon 
  • understand the relationality between childidentitybelonging and culture 
  • describe childhood as part of the educational institutions and guiding documents  
  • The concepts of childhood, relationality, identity, belonging and culture 
  • Childhood in educational institutions 
  • Childhood in guiding documents of education  
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 10h, exercise in groups 30h, independent work 95h 

Target group 

Children´s culture - minor subject´s students and exchange students 

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 

Part of minor subject studies “Children’s culture” (25 cr)

Recommended or required reading 

Research literature assigned at the beginning of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in face-to-face teaching, completing the assignments agreed in the beginning of the course 


Learning outcomes are assessed by self assesmentpeer assessment and assessment given by the course teacher. 

0= The student’s performance is unfinished or incomplete and does not demonstrate competence in accordance with the expected learning outcomes.   

1= The student shows some progress in line with the expected learning outcomes, but his/her knowledge in terms of one or more of the objectives remains missing or superficial. The student does not apply or use the course-oriented theory of matter at all.   

2= The student's performance is somewhat in line with the objectives but only shows a superficial knowledge. His/her performance shows assimilation of the course contents narrowly at the level of partial of retention.   

3= The student's performance is in line with the objectives. The student discusses and analyzes the essential contents of the course at the level of retention and description but without any applied or analytical approach.   

4= The student’s performance is consistent with the expected learning outcomes. S/he shows broad familiarity with the essential contents of the course and knows how to apply them appropriately.   

5= The student manifests knowledge in line with the expected learning outcomes in depth, breadth and variety. S/he demonstrates an ability to describe, evaluate and analyze the essence of the course, as well as to use and apply it in an appropriate manner.


0 - 5

Person responsible 

Jaana Juutinen

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

The course utilizes Moodle as a learning environment.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Child, education and culture  Course  Jaana Juutinen  02.02.21 -14.04.21

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