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					Combining theory and practice
in teacher education
QTL Conference, University of Helsinki
Jyrki Loima, Adjunct Professor,
Admin.Principal/
The Viikki TTS/Faculty of Behavioural
Sciences
2008-09-11 JL
           From theory to practice…Subject Teacher
           Education/Teachers’ Pedagogical Studies, 60
           ETCS
         COMMON FRAMEWORK
          In Helsinki, the Subject Teacher Education is organised in
           cooperation with the Dept. of Applied Sciences of
           Education, University Teacher Training Schools, several
           other Faculties of the University as well as with the
           Sibelius Academy, the University of Arts and Design
           Helsinki (Aalto University), and the Academy of
           Performing Arts
          Subject teachers for lower/upper secondary
           schools/vocational schools/adult education have a degree
           in their own faculties, with the subject of instruction as
           their major. Qualified teachers (for permanent teaching
           posts) must complete TPS (60 ETCS)

JLoima                                                     09/25/09
         Subject Teacher Education II

         A BIT MORE DETAILED…
           1) In line with the EU Bologna process, Teacher's Pedag.
           Studies include two cycles: B.A. (3 years) and M.A. (2)
           2) Studies are linked into both cycles
           3) The University of Helsinki has shared the academic
           year => four study periods
           4) For university students this system means applications,
           selection and registration before entering to the
           pedagogical studies
           5) Lections, individual work, teamwork and textbooks, as
           well as evaluation and interactive feedback are included
           to each course and period of the Pedagogial studies

JLoima                                                       09/25/09
         Theory and practice in periodical structures

         BACHELOR’S CYCLE (25 ECTS)
         (1 cr. =27 working hours in average)
          First period (18 ETCS)
          Psychology of development and leaning (4 ETCS)
          Special Education (4 ETCS)
          Introduction to subject teaching (10 ETCS), includes an
            observation visit (3 d) to the teacher training schools

          Second period (13 ETCS)
          Basic Training Period in TTS (7 ETCS)
          Master’s level studies: ’teacher as a researcher’ seminar,
           concentrating on research and methods

JLoima                                                        09/25/09
         MASTER’ S CYCLE (35 ETCS)

          Third period          (17 ETCS)
          Social, historical and philosophical foundations/roots of
           education (5 ETCS)
          Evaluation and development of teaching (7 ETCS)
          Applied training period (5 ETCS)

          Fourth period (12 ETCS)
          Teacher as a researcher seminar: pedagogical thesis (4
           ETCS)
          advenced training period (8 ETCS), including a
           summarising feedback of the TPS to the Department of
           Applied Sciences of Education as well as to the training
           schools and national wetwork
JLoima                                                         09/25/09
         Classroom Teacher Education (300 ETCS)


          Communication studies and orientation studies (25
           ETCS) is shared into B.A. And M.A. Levels, including e.g.,
           language and communication skills, introduction to media
           education and ICT
          Main subject studies (140 ETCS) is shared, as well,
           including cultural/psychological/pedagogical, research
           studies (120 ETCS) and training (20 ETCS)
          Minor subject studies (60 ETCS), including
           multidisciplinary studies in subjects and cross-curricular
           issues taught in basic education (arts, humanistic
           subjects, environmental and science subjects and their
           didactics)
          Optional minor studies (75 ETCS)
JLoima                                                       09/25/09
         Other classroom teacher programs in Brief


          Multicultular Education (300 ETCS)
          Special Education Teacher (300 ETCS)
         For more, see
         http://www.helsinki.fi/sokla/english/studies.htm

         THANK YOU, ENJOY THE CONFERENCE:)




JLoima                                                      09/25/09

				
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