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Innovative teaching methods in Primary Education30632/4115/1819/1/55
Study guide

Innovative teaching methods in Primary Education

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 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture4,00 hours
Self-study68,00 hours
Seminar12,00 hours
Supervised independent work6,00 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: French
Scheduled for: Semester 1


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.

- efficiently apply innovative teaching methods in one of the following domains: STEM, foreign language teaching for young children, art education


The course unit comprises the following parts:

innovative teaching methods in one of the followong domains: STEM, foreign language teaching for young children, art education

teaching and learning methods, functional teaching

authentic learning contexts

supporting appropriate knowledge and skills

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 - MT2: Creating a powerful learning environment 1 - 12

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 4: Pursue autonomous and lifelong experience-based learning
4.2 Constantly update their own subject-specific and pedagogical expertise

LEARNING OUTCOME 6: Commit through an investigative approach to constantly improving their own educational reality
6.1 Interpret the results of practice-based educational research

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
9.3 Pursue coherence in the courses on offer, in both subject-specific and cross-curricular education.

Organisation of education

workshops and clinics

Study guidance

Monitoring (tutorial support)


Permanent evaluation

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 25 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


foreign language teaching

art education