15 credits cr.
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During this course you will learn about Swedish school-age childcare which is also known as afterschool care. Theories about children’s play and learning will be introduced and discussed and you will learn about outdoor pedagogy.
Please note! The syllabus has been updated. From the autumn semester 2023 the course is called UB129F Schoolage Educare.
You will explore outdoor pedagogy with focus on environments for learning. Value base and conflict issues within the Swedish school will also be introduced. Multimodal expressions, including but not limited to drama, visual art and music, will be an integrative part of the course.
The course is offered for international exchange students and for students who have applied for the course as a free standing (single subject) course.
The study pace is 50% (half time).
Classes are conducted twice a month approximately. In addition to the classes, you will work in study groups and visit various school-age educare facilities in groups.
The language of instruction is English.
The course is delivered on campus as well as via the learning and collaboration platform Athena and study visits.
Education on campus will have both theoretical and practical content and consists of lectures, seminars, group tasks, literature seminars, project work, presentations and assignments.
Seminars, study visits, group tasks and web-based tasks are mandatory. Absence can be compensated in accordance with instructions by the course tutor. With an absence over 45% from the obligatory sessions the student is considered not to have taken the course and must re-register in order to complete the course at a later stage.
The Study Guide for the course will be published at the latest one month prior to the course start.
Study Guide UE2097 School-age Educare Autumn semester 2022_220628 (429 Kb)
The course is examined on the basis of individual assignments, group work and group presentations.
The next opportunity for re-examination will be March 19th 2023.
Please contact the course administrator at the latest March 6th to sign up for re-examination.
Autumn semester 2022: Eva Kane, e-post: firstname.lastname@example.org
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
The course is offered autumn semesters with 50 % study pace.
Autumn semester 2022 August 29th until January 15th 2023
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
The course literature will be published at the latest two months prior to the course start.
How to apply
Application - a Step by Step Guide
It is important that you docucment your eligibility and language proficiency in your application. You can find more information at universityadmission.se:
Documenting English proficiency
Please note that exchange students apply according to a separate routine.
More information about studying at Stockholm University
New student at Stockholm University
Welcome activities for new students
If you have questions about the content of the course contact the course leader.
If you have administrative questions regarding admissions, registration, registration of grades, the learning and collaboration platform Athena etc. please contact the course administrator.
Course examinator and course leader: Eva Kane e-mail: email@example.com
Course administrator: Malin Håkansson, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Child and Youth Studies: www.buv.su.se/english