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Course Description

NameDiversified Upbringing of Children
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Understand the historical, cultural and social background factors of individual growth, the status of a child and the changes in parenthood
- Understand the development of child and family policy
- Explain the goals of professional educational work and understand the governing legislation
- Identify the underlying factors behind his or her own view on bringing up children
- Identify and deal with challenging situations in education
Content- Underlying values influencing upbringing and education of children
- Changing childhood
- Changing families
- Children’s rights
- Child and family policy
- Upbringing and education as part of growth and learning path of a child
- Cooperation in education, professional education work
- Early childhood education services and the Finnish education system
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, working in small groups, simulations, eLearning, theme work, personal study and career plan discussion
Grading Scale0 - 5
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ContactJuntunen Anne-Leena


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