Introductory Practice to Teacher Education
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Sissejuhatav praktika õpetajakoolitusse
Course title in English
Introductory Practice to Teacher Education
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Tiina Anspal (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
• to create prerequisites for getting acquainted with the learning environment of the general education school, teaching and the role of the teacher in it;
• support the acquisition of primary observation and analysis skills;
• to support students' systematic self-analysis
Brief description of the course
1. Getting acquainted with the internship school, work team, school work organisation, documentation and management;
2. Getting acquainted with the work of the teacher and the support team;
3. Participation in school teaching, including observation, recording and analysis of teacher(s') lessons depending on the subject;
4. Supervising students' learning;
5. Reflecting on the role and activities of the teacher and oneself.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to see the connections between school reality and theoretical knowledge acquired in educational subjects;
- is able to analyse the school environment and work organization and the role of the teacher (incl. has examined the documentation regulating the work organisation of the school and the teacher);
- is able to reflect on one's activities and self-development.
Tiina Anspal (vastutav), Kätlin Reinik
Additional information
In order to complete the pass/fail assessment, the student must complete all tasks related to the placement and submit an activity report approved by the school. The pass/fail assessment is based on observation tasks and the e-portfolio.