Teacher Education - Primary and Lower Secondary

The Teacher Education covers Primary and Lower Secondary (ages 6 to 16 years old). Students of Pre-primary (Pre-school) Education, please choose our course Children at Risk Aesthetics and Learning in Early Childhood Education.

It is possible to sign up for the Teacher Education Package at two of our campus - Vordingborg and Roskilde. Please select below to read more.

Campus Vordingborg - Autumn 2019: 26 August, 2019 - 31 January, 2020

Teacher Education Package  (30 ECTS) Campus Vordingborg

Autumn 2019: 26 August, 2019 - 31 January, 2020

General Education and Teaching in Educational Practice (10 ECTS)

Brief description of the module General education

This module introduces analyses of the purpose, democracy and citizenship of the municipal school in an idea historical, general education theoretical and professional ethics perspective. A key concept of the module is the student's work on relating to the school's values and hold them up against the teaching profession with respect for the cultural and religious diversity that currently characterises the school and society.

The module's knowledge basis

Key concepts of the module are philosophy, history of ideas, general education theory and religious studies. The module is in the area of tension between different theory formations within the module's knowledge and skill goals. The module is based on national and international research and development knowledge about general education, democracy and citizenship, professional ethics and religious and cultural encounters.

Competence areas included in the module

General education: Religion, life education and citizenship is about interpretation of the municipal school's purpose, development of professional ethics as well as handling of complex challenges in teacher work in a globalised society characterised by cultural, values-related and religious diversity.

Competence goals included in the module

The student can relate, in a nuanced and reflective way, to ethical, political, democratic and religious

Challenges associated with teaching, parent cooperation and school in a globalised society.

The Pupil's Learning and Development (5 ECTS)

The module's knowledge basis
A key concept of the module is pedagogical psychology, which is based on national and international research and development knowledge about the learning and development of children and young people, social interaction and communication and pedagogical guidance at the school. The module is anchored in different theory formations within the module's knowledge and skill goals.

Competence areas included in the module
Competence area 1: The pupil's learning and development is about pupils' learning and development in social relations in school.

Competence goals included in the module
Alone and in cooperation with others, the student can create communities and facilitate pupils' learning and development, lead learning processes that consider the development of individual, social and communicative competences as well as conflict management in multiple social connections.

English as an Additional Language (10 ECTS)

MODULE 1: Language and language usage

Brief description of the module
This module works with the following questions: What is language? What is pupil language? What is the goal of the language lessons? How can you describe language? How and why do you teach linguistic elements?

The starting point is communicative competence in relation to the subject in public school and the teacher training, including views on the subject and the language. Focus is on ’language segments’, such as a target language from, a pupil language in the initial phase, a pupil language in the end phase.

There will be theoretical as well as experience-based work on

  • description and analysis of interlanguage in relation to the target language English as a global means of communication and in relation to linguistic variants
  • language descriptions and analysis including linguistic meaning, function and form on several levels from context to details
  • the student's own language as well as the role as language teacher, including the student's use of appropriate metalanguage for different target groups
  • use of different types of aids in relation to analysis and description of language

Campus Roskilde - Autumn 2019: 19 August - 29 November 2019

Teacher Education Package (30 ECTS) Campus Roskilde 

Autumn 2019: 19 August - 29 November 2019 

The package comprises a choice between the following courses:

  • Introduction to the Danish teacher education(obligational for all students), 4 ECTS
  • English as a second language - Language and language usage, 10 ECTS
  • English as a second language - Intercultural competence in language teaching, 10 ECTS
  • Teaching skills in math, 5-8 ECTS
  • Outdoor activities in school, 5 ECTS
  • German as a foreign language (German language skills needed), 10 ECTS 

For detailed information about the courses in Roskilde, read more here.

Campus Vordingborg - Spring 2020: 13 February - 26 June 2020

Teacher Education Package - Campus Vordingborg 

Spring 2020: 13 February - 26 June 2020 




For more information about the programme, please contact:

Campus Vordingborg: Finn Peter Aarup fpa@pha.dk

Campus Roskilde: Louise Therese Flege lof@pha.dk  

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