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LT1045 School placement 1 15.0 credits

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Spring 2025 KPUFU programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LT1045 (Spring 2025–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The student is introduced to the activities and the organisation of the school by spending a longer period at a school. The student should participate in the school activities, under supervision, mainly through teaching and auscultation, but also through participation in meetings, conferences and similar. Subjects and school type should be relevant for the student's future higher education qualification.

In the studies imply, theory and practice will be integrated, based on experiences, relevant subject knowledge and systematic reflection.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student shall be able to

1. Under supervision plan, carry out, evaluate and document lessons with contents in accordance with current regulations

2. Discuss and analyse planned and completed teaching, based on educational sciences and proven experience

3. In teaching context communicate in speech and writing with pupils and school staff in suitable ways

4. Discuss how interdisciplinary perspectives such as equality, equal opportunities, sustainable development and ethics can be brought up in the educational activities

5. Use and discuss the use of aids and support material in the form of e.g. textbooks, computer programs, calculation aids and distance teaching equipment

6. In different situations respond to pupils and school staff in a respectful way and identify and analyse own values and attitudes that can be of importance for this response

7. be able to describe, assess and give examples of his/her own strengths and areas of development, based on the experiences and the expected learning outcomes from this course, prior to the next placement course, and generally for the teacher role.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Solely Basic requirements

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 , 15.0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Attendance and active participation during the whole period in school.

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


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Catarina Eivinsson ( gällande kursinnehåll, gällande VFU-placering

Additional regulations

The course is taken in close connection to other courses during the same semester. Assignments such as observation exercises, data collection and similar, for these courses, will occur during the placement.

A student who fails in the course may take it once again (in total at most two trials, including the first). This type of limitation is allowed for courses that contain placement or the equivalent (see The Higher Education Ordinance SFS 1993:100, Chapter 6, Section 21).