Welcome to the in-depth course!

The in-depth course consists of 8 lessons focused on fundamental values and a glossary.

You can do the lessons focused on fundamental values in any order. The glossary contains important words and concepts used in preschool. The glossary contains more words than those included in the lessons on fundamental values, it is important that you practise both the lessons on fundamental values and the glossary.

LESSONS

AVAILABLE AFTER YOU FINISH THE INTRODUCTORY COURSE

The preschool´s mission

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand the preschool’s mission 

After the session you will have learnt:

  • What the preschool´s mission is
  • What laws govern education
  • What teaching is

 

Who works in preschools?

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand who works in preschools

After the session you will have learnt:

  • Who works in preschools
  • The responsibilities of those who work in preschools
  • The level of education of those who work in preschools

About discrimination and degrading treatment

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand what discrimination and degrading treatment is
  • Know the laws that apply

After the lesson you will have learnt:

  • What discrimination and degrading treatment means in practice

  • Your responsibility to report degrading treatment

Care, safety and security

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand what care, safety and security means in a preschool.

After the session you will have learnt:

  • What care means in a preschool.
  • What you can do to make children feel safe and secure in the preschool.
  • What mandatory reporting means, the adults’ responsibility to report concern (concern notification).
  • What professional secrecy is.

 

Adaptations and special support

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand what adaptation and special support is in preschool.

After the session you will have learnt:

  • What you can do to help children succeed.

Participation and influence

The goal of this session is to: 

  • Understand what a democratic way of working means in practice.

After the session you will have learnt:

  • About the role of the adults in giving children influence.
  • How children can participate in influencing the education.

The workplace

The goal of this session is to: 

Understand laws and regulations that apply in the workplace. 

After the session you will have learnt:

  • Your rights in the workplace.
  • Your obligations in the workplace.

Systematic quality work (SQW) in preschools

The goal of this session is to: 

Understand what systematic quality work is.

After the session you will have learnt:

  • What systematic quality work is. 

  • Who does what in systematic quality work.