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Socio-Educational Policy and Social Space

Module name (EN): Socio-Educational Policy and Social Space
Degree programme: Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PdK-504
SAP-Submodule-No.: P322-0180
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+1PS (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam: graded

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PdK-504 (P322-0180) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 5, mandatory course
PdK-504 (P322-0180) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 5, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 127.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Dieter Filsinger
Prof. Dr. Dieter Filsinger

[updated 12.09.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the relevant social and educational policy frameworks and be able to apply them to specific cases.
They will be able to review pedagogical tasks with regard to their political and legal framework and relate legal codes to concepts of action.
They will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to distinguish economic, legal, environmental and educational interventions.

[updated 01.10.2020]
Module content:
In the lecture we will focus on the essence of the welfare state, which is closely linked to ideas of equality. We will discuss the following topics: the social security system, the connection between work, social security and social integration, the connection between social and educational policy and relevant social policy fields of action (e.g. health policy, family policy, poverty policy). We will analyze the crisis or transformation of the welfare state based on the new social reforms. All analyses will be conducted on a European or international comparative basis. Particular importance will be given to the local level: Municipalities as political-administrative units, socio-spatial constructs and their context in civil society; municipal players, fields of action and scope for action, local politics and social work and childhood education

[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
-Literature studies (individual work)
-Group work
-Presentations by the students

[updated 01.10.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
The most current textbooks and manuals on social and educational policy.

[updated 01.10.2020]
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