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Professional Teamwork: Challenges and Possibilities of Collaboration in Groups

Code: 105056 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
2500798 Primary Education OT 4 1


Georgeta Ion

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External teachers

Ea Maj Dobl Denmark
Rasmus Birkkjær
Regitze Wind Denmark
Thomas Struve Mørch


There are no prerequisites.

Objectives and Contextualisation

Knowledge aims ‐ the student knows about:

  • collaboration and communication between schools and other relevant stakeholders

  • the professional foundation for communication, collegial collaboration, parenting collaboration, cross professionalism and school development

  • professional knowledge about schools and teaching

  • academic work, communication, aesthetic production and performative action


Skillsaims ‐ the students can:

  • Develop collaboration independently and with others, which builds upon mutual respect and responsiveness

  • Develop collaboration with colleges, resource persons, parents and pupils about education and development of education

  • Analyze central and current problems in connection to schools and education and collaboration with external stakeholder

  • Communicate the results of empirically examinations as a foundation for development of the schools teachers


  • Maintain a respectful attitude to the natural, social and cultural environment to foster values, behaviours and practices that attend to gender equality, equity and respect for human rights.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Assessing the value of actual social situations that occur in the immediate social environment, and encouraging responses to these situations that promote respect for human rights.


The module aims to establish an understanding, tolerance and awareness of participating in groups in an educational context. It deals with both personal experiences with group participation in educational contexts and will try to explore different ways of structuring a framework for collaboration. The overall aim of the module is to assist and support the student in practicing participation when focusing on developing a specific method for playing and experimenting with group collaboration. During this module the students will be exposed to both theory and practice regarding group work in an educational context, during classes and specific assignments during the internship days.


The lessons will focus on ways of understanding and structuring the collaborative processes within a group ‐ making it possible to acquire experiences with group work during the module. It is based on an overall didactic structure that combines theory and practice in a continuing flux, making participating in an a playful and experimental environment viable. Both theory and method will make the student more susceptible to participation and conflict tolerance.


The methodology is based on the premise that students may be active on their learning process.

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.


Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Full class 45 1.8 1
Type: Supervised      
Supervised work 30 1.2 1
Type: Autonomous      
Authonomous work 75 3 1


First day of class will be indicated the work to pass the subject. Copying or plagiarism on an examination or work will be considered a 0 at the activity.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Oral presentation 34% 0 0 1
Project document (group based) 33% 0 0 1
Study journal (individual) 33% 0 0 1


Bibliographic references will be provide during the course


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