Joensuu, Finland

Active Citizenship and Non-formal Education

when 10 August 2020 - 21 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 500

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, all programmes for 2020 have been cancelled.

1) Introduction to Finnish adult education, non-formal education and the concept of active citizenship.
2) Introduction to the concept of sustainable development and the role of active citizenship and non-formal education in promoting sustainable development
3) Students will familiarize themselves with the concepts of non-formal education and active citizenship in their own countries and culture. 4) Visitation program includes visits to institutions promoting, non-formal education and active citizenship that foster sustainable development.

Course leader

juha.kauppila(at)uef.fi

Target group

Master (and Bachelor)

Course aim

Students should

be familiar with the position and status of adult education as part of the Finnish education system, especially the significance of non-formal education in Finnish society
be conversant with the tradition of non-formal education and the different forms of the manifestation of active citizenship in Finland and abroad
be familiar with operations of institutions offering active citizenship and non-formal education
be familiar with the concept of sustainable development in education
understand how active citizenship and non-formal education contribute in sustainable development goals

Content: 1) Introduction to Finnish adult education, non-formal education and the concept of active citizenship.
2) Introduction to the concept of sustainable development and the role of active citizenship and non-formal education in promoting sustainable development
3) Students will familiarize themselves with the concepts of non-formal education and active citizenship in their own countries and culture. 4) Visitation program includes visits to institutions promoting, non-formal education and active citizenship that foster sustainable development.

Credits info

5 EC
ECTS

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee. There is a 20 % discount for the UEF partner university students
EUR 200: Course fee for exchange students starting in autumn 2020.

Scholarships

Not available.