Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 purpose and range of training
Chapter 2 entry requirements
Chapter 3 Education structure and content
Chapter 4 Merit
Chapter 5 access to major subject
Chapter 6 tests and assessment
Chapter 7 curriculum
Chapter 8 Complaint rules
Chapter 8 entry into force The full text of the Decree on training for merit teacher
Under section 2, paragraph 9, and article 18, paragraph 2, of the Act on open education (vocational adult education), etc., without prejudice. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 956 of 28. November 2003, shall be based on:
Training purposes and supply
§ 1. The training is a vocational tertiary training for persons with prior qualifications and experience, who want to teach in elementary school.
(2). The education's purpose is to give the students the academic, educational and practical conditions that are necessary in order to be able to work as a teacher in elementary school, including to prepare, implement and evaluate training courses.
§ 2. Training for teacher merit may be offered by institutions which are approved for this purpose by the Minister of education.
§ 3. Access to education requires either
1) that the applicant has completed a master's, bachelor's or first professional bacheloruddannelse, or
2) that the applicant
a) is at least 25 years,
(b)) has implemented a vocational training at least vocational training level and
c) has at least 2 years of professional experience.
(2). There can, in exceptional cases, exemptions from the access conditions referred to in paragraph 1, if an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications and competences justifies inclusion. A derogation is granted on the basis of a concrete, individual assessment by the applicant.
Structure and content of training course
§ 4. Merit is a part-time teacher training offered under the law on open education. The training can be organised at full-time and distance-learning according to the rules laid down to that effect in the Act on open education.
§ 5. The training constitutes either 2.05 FTE or 2.65 FTE equivalent to 123 points respectively and 159 points in European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), where 60 ECTS credits corresponding to a full-time student work in 1 year, according to the study, the students choose, see. (2). The training consists of the following elements: major subject, educational courses and internships, see. However, section 6. Objectives and core knowledge and skill areas for individual subjects in training, in accordance with article 3. paragraphs 2 and 3, of the Decree on training for the bachelor as a teacher in elementary school.
(2). The students must choose two main subjects, one of which shall be on 0.6 FTE equivalent to 36 ECTS-points, and the second can be on either 1.2 FTE equivalent to 72 ETCS points or on 0.6 FTE equivalent to 36 ECTS-points. Study on 72 ECTS credits is Danish (age-specialized), mathematics (age-specialized), English, physics/chemistry, nature/technique, history and sport. Study on 36 ECTS credits are Visual Arts, biology, Danish as a second language, French, geography, home economics, religious studies/religion, equipment design, music, social studies, special education, and German.
(3). The pedagogical subjects in the form of General didactics, psychology and pedagogics together 0.55 FTE equivalent to 33 ECTS credits.
(4). In the training included also traineeship at a total of 0.3 per year, equivalent to 18 ECTS credits, which takes place in elementary school or in a free elementary school and includes lessons and participation in other teacher tasks under the guidance of one or more trainee teachers. The goal of the internship is to provide a link between theory and practice, in order that the student acquires the skills to prepare, implement and evaluate training courses. The students ' study is part of the internship, which is coordinated with the other parts of the training.
§ 6. Students are entitled to credit for portions of the education on the basis of already achieved qualifications. Merit must be given by the individual educational institution on the basis of the conducted training and employment, commensurate with the subjects, the education parts and parts to be merit for internship.
(2). The Ministry draws up after discussion with university colleges an overview of prior qualifications, which replaces discipline or traineeship. The institutions are obliged to recognize the qualifications and competencies, which appear on the list, as meritorious. The list will appear on the Ministry website.
Access to major subject
§ 7. The students have access to each of the major subject in training, when the person concerned in one or more of the qualifying upper secondary subjects and levels established for the major subject in question in annex 5 to the Decree on training for the bachelor as a teacher in elementary school, according to the Danish 7-point scale, see. Notice on the grading scale and the other judgement, at least have achieved grade 7 on B-level or grade 02 on A-level, see. However, paragraph 2. Access to the profession of Danish line (age-specialized) assumes that the students in the Danish upper secondary A-level after the 7-point grading scale at least have achieved grade 7, see. (1) 1. point the qualifying character must be achieved either by trial or as final position character or final grade in that subject.
(2). Students who embark on their first major subject in 2008, notwithstanding paragraph 1, have access to this profession, when the students in one or more of the qualifying upper secondary subjects and levels according to the Danish 7-point scale at least have achieved grade 02 at B-level, see. (1), (3). PT.
(3). In exceptional cases and after a concrete, individual assessment can provide a training establishment students access to one or more major subject notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2, provided that the institution determines that the student has the necessary professional skills to follow the level of teaching and carry out the profession.
§ 8. Students who pursuant to § 7 do not have access to one or more desired major subject, have, provided that they fulfil the conditions laid down in the Ordinance on high school completion (GS-notice), the opportunity also after shooting at merit teacher training through high school completion to acquire sufficient conditions to be included in and implement it or the relevant major subject.
§ 9. The educational institution may in the curriculum establish an access limitation of how many students can be recorded at any given study, including joint-and specialisation courses.
(2). The educational institution has provided access limitation to the study referred to in paragraph 1, the institution of the curriculum establish detailed criteria for inclusion on the relevant major subject, since the recording must be done after the students ' qualifications. The institution may not pursuant to 1. point lay down lower requirements for admission to each of the major subject than what follows from § 7 (1) and (2).
Tests and assessment
§ 10. For samples and assessment by major subject of training and pedagogical subjects including rules in Chapter 6 of the Decree on training for the bachelor as a teacher in elementary school.
§ 11. Internship ends with the assessment pass/fail. Assessment of the internship is carried out by the educational institution after a written reasoned option from the internship site. There must also be the subject of a reasoned recommendation in writing from one or more of the educational institution, instructors of how the student's performance must be judged, see. section 53 (2) of the Ordinance on education to bachelor as a teacher in elementary school.
(2). Students who receive the rating Not-passed in accordance with paragraph 1 may go internship course on once on the same internship place or, if the student wishes, on a second internship place. Judged a traineeship, as the student has gone on, continue to fail, can the students do not continue in the training referred to in article 6. However, paragraph 3.
(3). The educational institution may, if exceptional reasons justify it, give a student more than an opportunity to go for a training period that is rated Not-passed, though. Procedures related thereto shall be laid down in the curriculum.
§ 12. On tests and assessments applies the rules laid down in the Ordinance on the grading scale and the other judgement and Decree on tests and exams in vocational education and training (trial notice).
§ 13. The curriculum contains the rules that the institution under this Ordinance shall determine whether
1) training organisation, see. sections 4 and 5, including various teaching and learning methods as well as the interaction between educational courses, study and internship,
2) supply of major subject
3) exam and tests, including for individual subjects on
a) exam dates, sample forms and examination times and
(b)) any subsamples and their rating, and
4) internship, including goals, progression, mentoring and assessment.
(2). The curriculum may include provision for the educational institution to grant a derogation from the rules in the curriculum, which alone is provided by the institution.
(3). By significant changes to the curriculum, the institution shall seek the opinion of the censor, the Presidency, of the basic regulation. try the notice.
(4). The curriculum, including significant changes in this, will come into force at the beginning of the year and study shall include transitional rules. Censor the Presidency must be informed about the curriculum and changes therein.
(5). Applicable curricula must be available on the institution's website.
(6). The institutions shall coordinate their curriculums, so as to ensure uniformity in training at the national level.
§ 14. The institution's decisions under this Ordinance may be brought before the Ministry of it, the decision is concerned, when the complaint relates to legal questions. The complaint shall be submitted to the institution that forwards the complaint to the Ministry accompanied by an opinion. The complainant shall be given the opportunity to, within a period of not less than 1 week to comment on the opinion. The comment must be sent to the Ministry.
(2). The deadline for filing a complaint in accordance with paragraph 1 is 2 weeks from the day the decision is communicated to the complainant.
§ 15. The institutions ' decisions on merit can as well Danish as well as foreign qualifications, see. section 6, be referred to the Board for qualification referred to in article 6. Law on the evaluation of foreign educational qualifications etc.
§ 16. Complaints about the tests and exams covered by sample notice rules, see. § 12.
(2). The educational institution's decision to judge a student's internship which fail can be referred to the Ministry of education in accordance with the guidelines in section 14.
Entry into force of the
§ 17. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. August 2008 and has effect for students who begin training after this time, see. However, paragraph 3.
(2). Executive Order No. 340 of 12. May 2003 on training to merit teacher is repealed, without prejudice. However, paragraphs 3 and 4.
(3). The institutions may, for academic year 2008/2009 choose not to offer merit teacher training under this Ordinance. In that case offered merit teacher training in accordance with the notice referred to in paragraph 2.
(4). Students who have begun training pursuant to bekendtgørelse nr. 340 of 12. May 2003 on the education to credit a teacher, can complete training in accordance with the notice referred to in paragraph 2 shall forward to the 1. July 2012.
(5). Access requirement in § 3 (1) (8). 2 (a), evaluated at the latest by the end of 2011.
The Ministry of education, the 3. July 2008 P.M.V. Jens Strunge Peasant head/Trine A