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1373 EUR/full
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About

In particular, the Society and Education in the Early 21st Century - Theory, Analysis, Critique course from Aarhus University will be a macro-sociological examination of the current state of education systems, nationally and internationally. 

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Overview

Key Features

As the world is coming out of a devastating pandemic, it becomes crucial to understand the socio-historical conditions that made it possible as well as those that are being formed in its aftermath. It is also important to understand how these conditions are presentified in the function of education systems, and the very purpose of education.

The aim of this Society and Education in the Early 21st Century - Theory, Analysis, Critique course from Aarhus University is to enable students to expand their theoretical and empirical understanding of the relation of society to education in the present socio-historical conditions.

In particular, the course will be a macro-sociological examination of the current state of education systems, nationally and internationally. As the world is coming out of a devastating pandemic, it becomes crucial to understand the socio-historical conditions that made it possible as well as those that are being formed in its aftermath. It is also important to understand how these conditions are presentified in the function of education systems, and the very purpose of education.

Programme Structure

The subsequent sessions will apply our theorization and conceptualization on selected themes, such as:
  • The idea of progress and development, and the role of education, in the face of a climate breakdown;
  • Economic globalization, and international educational policy and comparison;
  • ‘Us’ and ‘them’: migration, inter-cultural education, and cross-cultural comparison;
  • Governance, and new public management in society and educational institutions;
  • Online technologies and their permeation of social life and education systems and practices.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 19 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

10 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for the course you must hold a bachelor's degree in sociology of education, education studies or a related degree. 
General:
  • Exchange students: nomination from your home university
  • Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1373 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1373 EUR for the full programme during 19 days.
  • EU/EEA

    830 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 830 EUR for the full programme during 19 days.

Living costs for Aarhus

6639 - 10051 DKK /month
Living costs

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Funding

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