EDUS1050 Teaching in Multilingual and Multicultural Settings (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


- Finnish school system and multilingualism in school
- Language across curriculum and parallel language and content learning
- Scaffolding learning
- Promoting plurilingualism in a classroom
- Teacher collaboration

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to
- understand the special features and requirements of teaching and learning through a second language
- pay attention to special features of guiding, scaffolding and assessing students’ learning in culturally and linguistically diverse groups
- use students’ plurilingualism as a resource in the classroom
- analyse and assess the linguistic and communicative requirements of different school subjects

Study materials

To be specified in the Study Programme / To be announced at the beginning of the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Assessment criteria will be specified in the study programme or at the beginning of the course
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
No published teaching