Year 3: The School Practice Field

The aim of The School Practice Field is for the students to experience and understand the reality of children and teachers in schools.  Furthermore, to practice their profession and craft as a teacher, and to consider the role and function of schools and teachers in today’s world.

The 3rd year has two periods in total:

The 3rd year has two periods in total:

TEACHING PRACTICE  · 8 months of teaching

 

The third year’s main period is an eight-month teaching practice within different types of schools in Denmark, eg.  Friskoler (independent schools), Efterskoler (secondary schools) and Småskoler (schools with integrated care homes for students with special needs).

The DNS students are employed in full-time positions, for instance as assistant teachers. At the same time, the students receive supervision and support from their practice teacher, their placement school, and their DNS teachers.

Alongside the teaching practice, they study pedagogy, didactics, and epistemology. Additionally, as part of their pedagogical work, the students organise cultural events.

8. TEACHING PRACTICE  · 8 months of teaching

The third year’s main period is an eight-month teaching practice within different types of schools in Denmark, eg.  Friskoler (independent schools), Efterskoler (secondary schools) and Småskoler (schools with integrated care homes for students with special needs).

The DNS students are employed in full-time positions, for instance as assistant teachers. At the same time, the students receive supervision and support from their practice teacher, their placement school, and their DNS teachers.

Alongside the teaching practice, they study pedagogy, didactics, and epistemology. Additionally, as part of their pedagogical work, the students organise cultural events.

STUDY PERIOD · 3 months of studying

During the last three-month study period, the students complete their last examinations and study two chosen specialisations. They also write their Bachelor Monograph / Thesis.

Community activities at the campus continue at new level, in order to set the standard for the activities high, and to introduce newcomers to DNS community life.  Activities might include: organising school management, spearheading new social initiatives, giving courses, taking care of guests, stepping up and stepping in to take on extraordinary tasks at the campus and in the local community.

 

 

9. STUDY PERIOD · 3 months of studying

During the last three-month study period, the students complete their last examinations and study two chosen specialisations. They also write their Bachelor Monograph / Thesis.

Community activities at the campus continue at new level, in order to set the standard for the activities high, and to introduce newcomers to DNS community life.  Activities might include: organising school management, spearheading new social initiatives, giving courses, taking care of guests, stepping up and stepping in to take on extraordinary tasks at the campus and in the local community.

 

Education Overview

 

Yr 1: The International Field of Practice

... where your team travels to Africa in your own bus.

  • Travel overland to Guinea Bissau
  • Do field investigations
  • Learn about globalization and capitalism
  • Share your experiences back in Europe

 

Yr 2: The European Field of Practice

... where you 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

 

Yr 3: The School Practice Field

... wherer you learn the trade of a teacher.

  • Teach in a school
  • Create projects with your students
  • Learn about pedagogical theories
  • Hone your skills to become Another Kind of Teacher

Yr 4: The Specialisation Year

... where you put your skills into practice and take it to the next level.

  • 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

 

Exams at the end of the 3rd Year:

Exams at the end of the 3rd Year:

DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
DNS offers a non-traditional bachelor of pedagogical science
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