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General Teaching Competence

For students in: Teacher Education
ECTS: 10
At: Campus Frederiksberg
Language: English
Period: Spring and autumn

This course offers an introduction to planning, carrying out and assessing lessons, and to reasons behind teaching in the Danish Folkeskole.

Throughout the course we will be working with

  • analysis of ‘didaktik’.
  • developing classroom instruction with a particular focus on the general education of pupils.
  • optimal learning environments through differentiation.
  • varied working methods.
  • the use of analogue and digital learning aids.
  • assessment and feedback.

The knowledge base of the course

Various theories within General Education (allgemeine didaktik) and pedagogy based on national and international research on planning classroom instruction, occupies a central part of this course.