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.