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Group work in (pre-)primary Education32572/4115/1819/1/55
Study guide

Group work in (pre-)primary Education

Academic year 2018-19
Is found in:
  • English programme for Health, Education and Welfare, programme stage 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 90,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2019 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture4,00 hours
Self-study70,00 hours
Seminar8,00 hours
Supervised independent work8,00 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 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.

collaborate actively

efficiently use creative brianstorming techniques

reflect on one's role within a team

efficiently take up different essential roles in a team meeting

efficiently take meeting minutes

decide and efficientlyfollow up on a deliberated task division


The course consists of the following parts:

- meetings: structure, minutes, objectives, conversation techniques

- conflict management

- group dynamics

- group development, group identity and diversity

- active listening, paraphrasing, asking questions, meta communication, empathy, acceptance, authenticity

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 - Communiceren met groepen

MT1 - Instructie en feedback voor kinderen

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 2: Actively participate in a (wide) school team
2.1 As a team player, contribute to a good working atmosphere
2.2 Contribute constructively to teamwork situations inside and outside the school

LEARNING OUTCOME 11: Expand care for the students and for themselves, with due attention for individual self-reliance and self-management
11.1 Promoting the students’ physical and mental health.
11.2 Promoting their own physical and mental health.

Organisation of education


Project work

Study guidance

Monitoring (tutorial support)


Project work

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

It is the student's responsibility to attend classes.

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

Study costs

The cost of the written study material is 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

meeting skills


art and cultural eductaion