Heart - Head - Hands
Short-term programme of Heart - Head - Hands , 30 ECTSHealth care, social services, and care services Teacher's training
|Institution||VIA University College|
|Campus||Campus Aarhus C|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||4000 EUR|
DescriptionInclusive and participatory work with children, youths and adults focusing on creative subjects.
The philosophical approach and training is based on a holistic approach. The social pedagogical approach will be reflected in the teaching and learning methods. This means that the teaching will be based on dialogue and participation.
The teaching methods in Head Heart Hands alternates between creative subjects: drama, music, movement, arts and craft; theoretical subjects: theories and methodologies of pedagogy, sociology and psychology; and practical work: field work and field studies.
The learning activities will be a variation of teaching, instructing, guidance, monitoring and training in the class and in the pedagogical work field and will be organized as individual work or group work. The learning processes will be based mainly on problem orientated project work. The module requires student commitment and student participation in reflections and discussions as well as in written and oral presentations.
Career OpportunitiesThe learning outcomes:
- Gained theoretical understanding and practical skills in working with social pedagogy in a Danish and an international context
- Gained theoretical understanding of exclusion and inclusion and the significance of participation as an approach in care work and social pedagogy.
- Improved their understanding of society and cultural values and their influence on social pedagogical work and care work
- Developed competencies in planning and carrying out, documenting, analyzing and evaluating social pedagogical processes.
- Developed competencies in using creative subjects as a method in pedagogical work with children, youths and adults.
- Developed their professional and personal competencies and identities as reflective practitioners
About the DegreeThe aims of the module are to enhance the students competencies in reflecting and carrying out social pedagogical work with an emphasis in using creative subjects as a method in pedagogical work while focusing on inclusion and development of qualified participation and democratic competencies of the children and young people at stake.
AdmissionAll Danish students must complete English at a B-level according to the level system in Danish secondary schools or equivalent proof of English skills.
General requirements in English language (corresponding to Danish B-level):
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL Internet-based - 80
TOEFL Computer-based - 213
TOEFL Paper-based - 550
Cambridge test - CAE
TOEIC test - 700
Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact your institution directly.
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://en.fivu.dk/recognition
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionIf you are studying at an institution with a bilateral partner agreement with VIA University College, your participation in the exchange programme is tuition-free.
Students from institutions without a bilateral partner agreement must pay tuition fee.
For Further InformationInformation from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System