A course for teachers and teaching professionals primarily from other countries than Denmark wishing to explore concepts of togetherness and democracy in and through schools and to see how educational practice in these areas can be strengthened in their own countries.
An international course designed primarily for professionals, teachers, and student teachers from other countries. It will explore core concepts of Danish educational theory and practice that are foreign to many outsiders such as togetherness, democracy in school, enlightenment for life and the living word. One aim to explore how these core concepts might find practical application in other contexts and cultures. There will be a strong emphasis on togetherness and the course will run parallel with other courses for Danish teaching professionals. This will allow plenty of opportunities for formal and informal exchanges.
Focus ares will be:
Day 1: Togetherness - what is it?
Day 2: Introducing Danish education and democracy in school
Day 3: Experiencing togetherness and democracy in free schools
Day 4: Workshops on practical implementation
The course will include visits to local free schools, evening entertainment, a shared lecture and workshop with Danish teachers etc.
The course will be held in English and is open for all.
Note: For programme details see the website.