EDUO101 Early Childhood Education in Finland: What, Where and How? (1 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Finnish early childhood education legislation, different levels curriculums, main principles of pedagogy.

Completion methods

Individual studying and/or peer and group work.

Learning outcomes

After this course you are familiar with
- the Finnish early childhood education system and it´s main principles and values
- different levels of early childhood education and care (ECEC) curriculum (national, local, individual curriculum)
- the meaning of play in Finnish ECEC system
- the principles of child-centered pedagogy, meaning of educational partnership, teamwork and learning environment

Study materials

Instructive videos, online articles, web-sites and learning material.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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