Non-traditional teachers are trained at DNS in Denmark.

Not just a school

At our teacher training college theoretical knowledge
is blended with hands-on experiences.

We emphasise a learning by doing approach
and practice community living.

Our aim is to train progressive teachers who can
respond to the challenges of our time.

Non-traditional teachers travel to use the world as their classroom.
Non-traditional teachers study with a hands-on approach.
Non-traditional teachers just do it.
Non-traditional teachers learn to act with others.

Outline of the DNS Bachelor of Pedagogy programme:

Another Kind of Education – travelling overland through Sahara in your own bus.

1st Year

· The Global Reality ·

  • Travel overland to Western Africa in your own bus
  • Do field investigations
  • Learn about globalisation and capitalism
  • Share your experiences back in Europe
Another Kind of Education – experiencing and influencing the European reality.

2nd Year

· The European Reality ·

  • Experience & influence a local community
  • Live in a European city with your team
  • Learn from the working class
  • Create campaigns to promote sustainability, peace & education in your local community
Another Kind of Education – honing your skills as a progressive educator

3rd Year

· The School Reality ·

  • Learn the trade of a teacher
  • Teach in a school in Denmark
  • Create projects with your students
  • Learn about pedagogical theories
  • Hone your skills to become a non-traditional teacher
Another Kind of Education – honing your skills as a progressive educator

4th Year

· Specialisation ·

  • Develop social and educational projects with your team mates
  • Become an expert within your chosen field
  • Put your skills and knowledge into practice, somewhere in Europe

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Alumni · Eszter · DNS 2011

“I think I got used to unknown things…. and I now have the power to survive in any kind of situation, to figure out some kind of solution… I am kind of prepared for everything. But I miss my team!”

DNS · The Necessary Teacher Training College

– an adventurous alternative to mainstream university degrees
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