Course code PPVE200

PPVE200 Counselling 1

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Course responsible: Hans Erik Lefdal
Teachers: Sigrid Marie Gjøtterud, Knut Omholt, Solveig Strangstadstuen
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 10 and maximum 24
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel and January Block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2017-2018
Preferential right:
Course contents:

Target groups: Supervisors and advisers in the higher education sector and teachers in NMBU's university schools, partnership schools and partner schools in DEKOMP, which have supervision tasks for teacher students and newly qualified teachers.

Requirements for supervision competence for practice teachers in teacher education: The requirements are described in national guidelines for teacher education, in the Vocational Training Promise and UDIR's supervision of newly qualified teachers.

PPVE200 15. ECTS. is part 1 of a supervisor education of a total of 30 ECTS. Part 2 is the subject PPVE210, 15 ECTS.

Topics: Guidance strategies and skills, including communication, listening and advocacy skills. The starting point for the supervisor training is the goals, law and planning of the education and training in question. The supervisor training shall be linked to the target groups' work tasks and their need for competence development.

Learning outcome:
The aim is to develop competence as counsellors for student teachers and other persons involved in any kind of teaching activity. The participants will become familiar with, reflect upon and be able to fulfil the requirements for the counselling assignment. They will be able to use various strategies and tools for councelling.
Learning activities:
Lectures, group work, practical training, assignments from the practical training subject area, exercises, independent work. Gatherings on campus and practice in school documented in relevant litterature.
Teaching support:
The students will receive counselling of the compulsory activities by peer-students and teachers.
The literature will be selected by individual students according to their specific needs and goals. The syllabus should be approved by the course responsible. Central literature will be recommended via LMS.
Works with counseling in higher education or as a teacher in secondary school or high school.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:

Three indivdual written logs on guiding. 

Grade: Passed/Not passed. 


Individual, written reflection note.

Grade: Passed/Not passed. 

Nominal workload:
Nominal workload is 25 hours pr. credit.
Entrance requirements:
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
An external examiner will approve the examination assignment and assess the reflection note.
Examination details: Assignement: Passed / Not Passed