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The 3-year bachelor programme overview

1st YEAR - THE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE FIELD EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING THE GLOBAL REALITY 

Period 1
2 months
GETTING READY 
Preparation for a 4-month bus travel. Studies about politics, big issues of our time and training in efficient team work.
Period 2
4 months
ON THE ROAD 
Bus travel through Europe, North Africa and the Sahara Desert and further to Sub-Saharan Africa. Investigating topics related to political, economic, social or cultural aspects of the countries. Establishing authentic understanding of Global Reality.
Period 3
3 months
BRINGING IT TO THE PUBLIC 
Spreading the new knowledge to people in Europe, giving lessons and workshops for determined public. Studying subjects relevant for the activities within the period.
Period 4
3 months
SAVING UP PERIOD 
Saving up money with employment or other productive means to collectively accumulate the money that are needed to support innovative ideas and travels of DNS students.
Subjects The African continent; Big issues of our time; History of the world; Fighting with the poor; Bringing it to the public 1; Mastering languages 1; Mastering the material world 1; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Horticulture and good food; Life style sustainability.

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2nd YEAR - THE EUROPEAN PRACTICE FIELD

EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING THE EUROPEAN REALITY


Period 5
6 months
WORKING PERIOD 
Working and living as a community in a bigger European town; living an active cultural and political life with weekly evenings in “The House” and with continued studies..
Period 6
3 months
STUDY PERIOD 
Foundational studies and specializations in the campus as well as second year exams.
Period 7
3 months
DOING WHAT YOU FIND MOST APPROPRIATE TO DO 
A self-organised period to test teachers’ skills. Each student decides what to do - individually or together with others and sets out on the adventure of the lifetime.
Subjects Big issues of our time; Contemporary Europe; The future of Europe; Bringing it to the public 2; Mastering languages 1; Mastering the material world 2; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Horticulture and good food; Life style sustainability; The world of politics; The world of arts.

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3rd YEAR - THE SCHOOL PRACTICE FIELD

EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING
THE REALITY OF CHILDREN AND TEACHERS IN SCHOOL

Period 8
8 months
TEACHING PRACTICE 
Internship period; teaching children and youth in different European school settings; practicing pedagogy, studying theoretical subjects and specializations after school hours and during weekends.
Period 9
3 months
STUDY PERIOD 
Studying pedagogical specializations in the campus; ending with final exams.
Subjects Bringing it to the public 2; Mastering languages 2; Mastering the material world 2; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Epistemology; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Teaching practice; The world of politics; The world of arts; Open future; Specializations.

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