OJUP2020 Issues in International and Intercultural Education (5 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Teacher Education
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Introductions to different educational curricula and culturally senstive pedagogy, exploration of different experiences of education from different perspectives and in different contexts, critical consideration of the different demands teachers, pupils and educational communities face.

Completion methods

Active participation in teaching, written task, reading material, group work activities, individual reflection

Assessment details

Active participation in course meetings and completion of the learning assignment/s.

Criteria for grades will be presented/agreed during the course.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing of the course the student will be able to
• recognise the various demands of international education
• seek further information in response to new situations
• to draw on the different backgrounds of pupils as resources for educational activity
• use different approaches to build educational communities by drawing on cultural sensitive pedagogies
• appreciate the resources of plurilingual communities


  • Hayden, (2006) Introduction to International Education: International Schools and their Communities, Thousand Oaks, Calif; London: Sage; ISBN 9781847878618
  • Cazden, C. B. (2001). The language of teaching and learning. The language of teaching and learning.; ISBN 0-325-00378-5
  • Gallas, K. (1994). The Languages of Learning: How Children Talk, Write, Dance, Draw, and Sing Their Understanding of the World. Teachers College Press; ISBN: 0-8077-3305-9 0-8077-3306-7

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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