Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Social Research

Learning outcomes

The course introduces students to the social equality concerns in educational policy and practice in the Nordic context. During the course students will get to know about development, results and challenges of equality politics in the area of education in Finland and in other Nordic countries. Special attention is given to inequalities along the axis of social origin, gender and ethnicity/migration background.

General description

The course begins with two lectures introducing students to the basic concepts and the main features of educational structures and policies in the Nordic countries. These are followed by four sessions (4 x 2 h) including lectures and group work based on reading assignments. The students are required to read articles and discuss about them in groups. Lectures and group discussions cover following topics: equality of learning outcomes, sociology of school choice, gender-based segregation in education, globalization and ethnic inequalities in education

Teacher responsible

Päivi Naumanen


7-Oct-2015 – 11-Nov-2015
Lectures 12 h
Wed 7-Oct-2015 - 11-Nov-2015 weekly at 16-18, PUB5 Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, 3rd floor


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Evaluation criteria

Participation in classroom work [English] AND learning diary / written exam [English]