School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences educates the teachers, linguists, cultural theorists and social scientists of the future. The school also conducts research and collaborations.

About LHS

The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences has two departments with around 90 employees.

Management, administrators, teaching staff and researchers are based in Q Building. Most teaching also takes place in the Q Building, however some lectures may be held on other campus sites, in addition to web-based distance teaching.

The Dean is Susanna Öhman.

Education

Programmes at undergraduate level (given in Swedish):

  • Pre-School Teacher Education, 210 credits
  • Primary Teacher Education – preschool class and school years 1–3, 240 credits
  • Primary Teacher Education  – school years 4–6, 240 credits
  • Subject Teacher Education for Upper Secondary School, 300 credits
  • Bridging Teacher Education Programme – Secondary School, 90 credits
  • Bridging Teacher Education Programme – Upper Secondary School, 90 credits
  • Political Science – Social Analysis and Communication, 180 credits
  • Culture and Societal Development, 180 credits
  • The Language Studies Programme – Processing and Editing Texts, 180 credits

Programme at master level (given in Swedish):

  • Master's programme in Action Learning, 60 credits

Research

Research at the School is organised through the Centre for Research on Education and Learning, Culture and Society (CLKS), a multidisciplinary research environment that conducts research within educational sciences, culture, language and social studies.

Centre for Research on Education and Learning (CLKS)

Collaboration and innovative environments

The School works to develop regional, national and international collaborations within learning, the humanities and society.

Collaborations with preschools, schools and education is organised by the Regional Development Centre (RUC). Teacher training internships and other course-related internships provide an additional vital arena.

The School is home to the Digital Laboratory Centre (DLC), a creative, high-tech laboratory environment with a focus on teaching, culture, communication and creativity.

Digital Laboratory Centre (DLC)

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Organisation

Management and administration

Department of Education

The Department of Education runs teacher education, in Swedish, for preschool, primary and lower secondary school, upper secondary school and bridging programmes in pedagogy and a Master’s programme in action learning.

Some courses are also available, in Swedish.

The department has approximately 50 employees. Mattias Nilsson, Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy is the head of department.

Researchers at the department are part of the centre for Research on Education and Learning (CLKS).

Research on Education and Learning (CLKS)

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department for Humanities and Social Sciences offers education programmes in the Swedish language, English, Political Science and Cultural Studies.

Courses are available in English, History, Art History, Literary Studies, Religious Studies, Swedish and Political Science.

The department has approximately 40 employees. Helen Fuchs, Senior Lecturer in Art History is head of department.

Researchers at the department are part of the centre for Research on Education and Learning (CLKS).

Research on Education and Learning (CLKS)

updated

2019-02-25

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