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Education

Graphic element for the subject of EducationThe subject covers current educational research and focuses on issues relating to socialisation, learning and identity in a transnational, multi-ethnic and intercultural context.

It provides in-depth theoretical knowledge with the aim of developing knowledge of, and a critical approach to, the dominant ethnocentric and dualistic concepts and values in school and the surrounding community. The subject thus aims to broaden the understanding of how knowledge is constructed, which knowledge is regarded as important and how similarities, differences and boundaries are used in these knowledge constructions. These intercultural approaches are applied in heterogeneous learning environments and entail striving for increased awareness of differing relationships to knowledge, education and learning.

 

Education

"If you do what you've always done, you'll never learn anything new"

Study Education with an intercultural profile at Södertörn University.

Intercultural teacher education challenges traditional education and aims to provide you with the basic knowledge of the academic discipline that has upbringing, education, teaching and personal development as its most important fields of research and application.

The courses are interactive, intercultural and innovative. As a participant you work on the basis of your own experiences in order to understand and interpret them with the help of current concepts and theories.

You can study intercultural education at Bachelor's and Master's level (first and second cycle) at Södertörn University.

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You can still enroll in our distance courses!

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Teaching and Learning in an Intercultural Society, 15 credits

Education and Identity for Borderless Learning, 7.5 credits