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LT1012 School Placement 12.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LT1012 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The student is introduced to the activities and organisation of the school, and participates in the daily teaching in relevant subjects at the relevant level in the school system. The course focuses on the teacher's professional role and the school as educational environment. The studies imply that theory and practice will be integrated based on experiences, relevant subject knowledge and systematic reflection.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to

- communicate with pupils and school staff by listening, giving feedback, speaking and writing, and reflect on these abilities

- under supervision and in different situations be able to respond to pupils in a respectful way in view of the school fundamental value according to national control documents for the primary and lower-secondary school, the upper-secondary school and/or the adult education and sensitise and describe own values and attitudes that can have importance for the treatment of pupils


- under supervision be able to write and justify own lesson plans with clear aims that are related to national control documents for the primary and lower-secondary school, the upper-secondary school and/or the adult education

- based on experiences and the expected learning outcomes of the course be able to describe, assess and give examples of own strengths and fields of development before the next placement course and general within the role of the teacher

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

VG, G, U


  • VFU1 - School Placement, 12.0 credits, grading scale: VG, G, U

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.

The course is examined on the following basis:

- the student's documentation of placement

- the student's oral presentations at a reflection seminar

- The placement supervisor's written assessment of the student's actions and knowledge

Grading criteria are distributed at the beginning of the course.

Other requirements for final grade

Passed (lowest the grade P or Pass) on all included components.

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 web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web LT1012

Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Birgit Kempinsky Fahrman (