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LH233V Teaching and Learning for Challenge Driven Education in a Global Context 3.0 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 14 Jan 2025 contract education

Target group

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Part of programme

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P3 (1.5 hp), P4 (1.5 hp)


14 Jan 2025
2 Jun 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

5 - 20

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 14 Jan 2025 contract education

Application code



For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 14 Jan 2025 contract education


Anders Rosén,


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LH233V (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course is built around a number of aspects that are crucial in challenge driven education, for example: design methods & creativity; facilitation and supervision of student teams; assessment and grading of students teams; engagement of external stakeholders in student projects; sustainable development concepts and methods. Through the course the participants are working with designing their own challenge driven project courses supported by a number of seminars, hands-on workshops on key topics, and collaboration with fellow course participants.

Intended learning outcomes

The objective is that the participants after finishing the course should be able to design, plan and implement challenge driven project courses. This implies that the participants should be able to:

1.       explain and discuss the concepts challenge driven education, sustainable development, innovation, key competencies, and implement these concepts in learning activities;

2.       identify and analyze societal challenges and solutions in relation to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals;

3.       describe, apply and introduce students to specific design methods and creativity methods suitable for open ended socio-technical projects;

4.       formulate relevant learning objectives for challenge-driven learning processes and plan for and perform appropriate assessment and grading of individual students in team projects;

5.       apply methods for engaging external stakeholders in challenge-driven projects;

6.       plan for and assess the impact of challenge-driven projects;

7.       select, apply, and motivate methodologies and exercises facilitating collaboration and innovativeness in multi-disciplinary student projects.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

LH231V Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 7.5 credits or equivalent course from KTH or other university.

Recommended prerequisites

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Will be handed out at the start of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Technology and Learning

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Anders Rosén,

Supplementary information

Prerequisite is the course LH231V or equivalent from KTH or another university or college.
The course is tailored for teachers at KTH. It is included in course offerings that meetKTH´s requirement of 15 credits in academic teaching teaching for employment or promotion to a teaching position.
Teachers from other universities are welcome subject to availability.