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Socially engaged teaching32571/4115/1819/1/21
Study guide

Socially engaged teaching

Academic year 2018-19
Is found in:
  • English programme for Health, Education and Welfare, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 90,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2018 () or 15.03.2019 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture2,00 hours
Self-study87,00 hours
Supervised independent work1,00 hours
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Detollenaere Kristel
Other teaching staff: Bens Ann
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 or Semester 2


The objectives of this course are in line with the programme-specific learning outcomes.

The objectives for each chapter are to be found in the coursebook.

Students are able to integrate diversity in their teaching practice within new learning contexts

Students are able to translate their own competences, talens and experiences into a broad educational approach

Students are able to independetly integrate dicatical principles in their own socially engaged teaching

Students are able to create authentic leanring settings


The course unit comprises the following parts:

project proposition in which students combine their teaching competences, personal interests and talents into an offer for (broad) educational institutions and organisations (schools, musea, sociallly engaged organisations, etc.)

methods to collect broad observations

methods to choose appropriate teaching and learning formats

diversity in all its individual and social aspects

This course pays attention to children's rights and explicits one or more children's rights.

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


This course unit builds further on the development of the competencies aspired in following course units:

MT1 - de wereld in de klas

MT2 - De school in de buurt

MT2 - De wereld in de klas

The arrangements regarding prerequisites applied for this course unit are in the Faculty’s educational and examination regulations (FOER).

Final objectives

Survey of programme-specific learning outcomes and sub-programme-specific learning outcomes in the teacher training programme at HoGent

LEARNING OUTCOME 3: Develop a professional view linked to the social reality based on international and broad cultural participation
3.1 Tailor social issues and developments to education in a responsible manner.
3.3 Add depth to the teaching profession by a wide cultural participation.

LEARNING OUTCOME 7: Use diversity and added value for didactic-pedagogical processes in the teaching practice.
7.4 Constructively involve the contextual diversity of the child and the school by differentiating in the classroom and at school

LEARNING OUTCOME 8: Create a dynamic and innovative learning environment in all its facets in an enterprising manner
8.2 Use authentic experiences as context for the learning process

LEARNING OUTCOME 9: Integrate subject-specific and didactic expertise to create customised learning opportunities for all students
9.4 Translate learning content and strategies into stimulating learning activities

Organisation of education

Workplace learning

Study guidance

Monitoring (tutorial support)



An analogous paper is organized during the second examination period (100% of the marks)

Cf. EER HoGhent (2018 - 2019) and EER - Faculty Education, Health and Social Work (2018 - 2019).

It is the student's responsibility to attend classes.

Study costs

The cost of the written study material is estimated at around 5 euro.
Other study costs are estimated at around 50 euro.

The real cost will be determined by the activities the students choose.

Some study material is used in various courses. Thus the cost of the training does not represent the sum total of all courses.

Key words


socially relevant topics

broed cultural particpation