Language: NOR | ENG
2020/2021

2EDSL-1 Education for a Sustainable Society and the Nordic Welfare model

Læringsutbytte

Upon completing this qualification, the student will have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The student

  • has knowledge of central theories of development and globalisation
  • has knowledge of key debates related to population, migration and global settlement patterns
  • has an overview of global and local discourses related to education for sustainable development and the debate on global environmental challenges
  • has knowledge of the Nordic welfare model

Skills

The student

  • can critically reflect on and discuss theories related to globalisation, development and migration
  • can compare and discuss different approaches  to education for sustainable development
  • can discuss challenges for the Nordic Welfare State in an increasingly globalised world.

Competence

The student

  • can competently discuss the interlink between different global challenges
  • can discuss the manifestation of global processes on different regional levels

Innhold

  • Population growth and migration from a North-South perspective
  • Theories on globalisation and development
  • Managing the global commons: conventions and treaties on sustainable development
  • Global citizenship and education for sustainable lifestyles
  • The Nordic welfare model

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Teaching is organised as lectures, workshops, excursions, seminars and student presentations. Students are expected to actively participate in discussions, as well as organise and run colloquiums.

Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges

  • 80 % attendance is required for lectures, seminars, workshops and excursions
  • One student presentation
  • One written submission

Eksamen

24-hour home individual exam, where marks are awarded on a scale from A (best) to F (fail), where E is the lowest pass mark.