The Master's degree programme of Teacher Education is designed for qualified teachers with a Bachelor’s degree in one of the various fields of education. It aims at integrating the most essential research in curriculum studies, educational psychology, inclusive education, and pedagogical leadership to provide tools for the development of school education.
The instructional focus of the programme is on school community efficacy and on enhancing students’ abilities to develop a modern theoretical approach for their teaching and for student learning. The studies aim at educating teachers who are able to think analytically and critically, solve problems, and work as teacher-researchers.
The programme leans on implementing international, up-to-date research in education and related fields. It is intended to benefit teachers from primary to higher education levels.
Career or after graduation opportunities
The Teacher Education programme provides competencies to work with development of curricula, learning environments, instruction, and schools. Its focus is on the development of well-being of the school community, quality of learning, and research-based teaching. It gives insight and competencies to utilise the best elements of the Finnish education system in various cultural contexts.
Graduates are able to work also as mentors, organisers, and developers of learning. They have the qualifications to develop innovative educational practices, curricula, and schools, and build better opportunities for our children and youth.*
*) The programme is designed for qualified teachers who wish to expand their professional expertise. It does not lead to a teaching qualification in any country.