Study guide's FEdu - Intercultural Teacher Education, BA, 2020-21 information (E)

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The Intercultural Teacher Education (ITE) programme responds to the challenges posed by multiculturalism in the Finnish educational system and gives the student competences for international tasks in the field of education. The programme provides qualification as primary teacher in Finland*. The language in the programme is English. The flexibility of the programme enables specialization in a variety of tasks. Similarly to the other teacher education programmes, this programme includes studies in the educaitonal sciences and in the subjects taught in schools, including teaching practice, part of which can be taken abroad. The programme includes a compulsory period of at least three months abroad, during which time the student will be studying or working in an international institution or project.

A student who has completed the Bachelor's degree in the Intercultural Teacher Education programme

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* Requires the completion of the Master's degree as well. The Act on the Knowledge of Languages Required of Personnel in Public Bodies 424/2003 states that in order to be qualified for a permanent position in Finnish-medium primary or secondary education, the individual must have excellent ability to speak and write Finnish and satisfactory ability to speak and write Swedish. The reverse applies to Swedish-medium primary and secondary education in Finland. In education using English or some other language these rules do not necessarily apply.