In this study course, you will deepen your understanding of educational possibilities and challenges relating to inclusion and inclusive education, diversity, intercultural issues and cultural sensitivity in the Arctic. After course completion you will be able to implement research-based inclusive education and pedagogy. You will learn to analyse the dilemmas and possibilities encountered in teaching in heterogeneous groups. In addition, you will become familiar with the Sámi themes in education, understand the concepts, processes and consequences concerning colonisation in educational contexts.
The Arctic Inclusive Education study course is open for the students of Luleå University of Technology, Umeå University, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, University of Lapland and University of Oulu. The course is for 10 ECTS and it includes three modules:
1. Educational Challenges in the Arctic – Education for all (5 ECTS)
2. Inclusive Education and Pedagogy (2,5 ECTS), and
3. Sámi Presence in Educational Settings (2,5 ECTS).