The Division Kindergarten Teacher Education

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Kindergarten Teacher Education has the superior responsibility for activities linked to the program Bachelor Kindergarten Teacher Education, and furthermore master level education programs for kindergarten teachers and employees in kindergartens. We also offer kindergarten-based skills development measures.

Scientific staff in the division Kindergarten Teacher Education participate in an overall academic and research community, where teacher's education as a profession constitutes the research field, and in smaller research fellowships research on kindergarten teacher education, and kindergartens is the main focus. Likewise, the research group handles research on diversity, such as Lule- and Southern Sami culture and tradition within the kindergarten field.

The division Kindergarten Teacher Education shall facilitate binding cooperation between the educational institution and the field of practice.
The professional group has about 50 employees in the job categories professor, associate professor, assistant professor and doctoral research fellow.
Altogether, about 550 students are connected to the various educational offerings.

Study programs within the division:

Bachelor Kindergarten Teacher Education, full time and campus based

Bachelor Kindergarten Teacher Education, full time and session-based
Bachelor Kindergarten Teacher Education, part time and session-based

Further education offerings linked to the strategy Competence for the kindergartens of the future:

From the fall of 2021, we will offer Master in professional practice and management in kindergarten
From the fall of 2021, we will offer workplace-based Kindergarten Teacher Education with Sami profile

Research groups within the division: 

See list of research groups 

 Head of Division