Practical experience · Social work

Scholarships available

Our neighbour at the Tvind campus, PTG International Youth College is a private and independent boarding school for young people (“ungdomshøjskole” in Danish). It is an alternative school where young people from different walks of life and nationalities can study, work and live together. The school caters for people aged 17 – 25 years.

New 2-year course
Starting in August 2018, a new programme will commence: The Basic Course in Social Education Work – Practical Pedagogy.
It is a two year course with six modules comprising studies, projects and study trips. At the end of the course, you will be eligible to join the Danish “Pedagogue” education, on the condition that you have passe all relevant exams. “Pedagogue” is the equivalent to “Social education worker” or “care worker” or “nursery teacher”.

When and where

This new programme starts in August 2018l.

Host of the programme

PTG · International Youth College

How can I get involved?

If you are aged 16 – 24 and would like to take A’ levels as well as gain hans-on experience with social work, this might be an opportunity for you.

Some people have used PTG as stepping stone into DNS – for instance if they needed more experience or the necessary academic achievements to eligible for DNS.

What’s in it for me?

A lot of fun and many new friends – and valuable experience.

Also: You will receive a small salary to cover expenses for food and accommodation.
You will participate in all programme activities free of charge.
You will receive a document stating what experience you have gained.
You have the opportunity to take HF exams  (A’ levels).


Fill the form below and express your interest, and we will get back to you with more details.

Making performances together

More about PTG International Youth College

Scholarship Student at PTG

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