SNE3120 – Towards Inclusive Education

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Course content

This course at bachelor's level, for international exchange students, runs together with SNE4120 – Towards Inclusive Education.

The course offers different perspectives on how to implement inclusive education in pre-school, school and other relevant settings.

Areas of study include:

  • Resource-based communication and mediation
  • Strategies for early intervention
  • Inclusion in pre-school and school
  • Development of individual education plans
  • Structuring flexible curricula

Learning outcome

The course contributes to:


  • Knowledge about development of inclusive practices.
  • Knowledge in the field of curriculum (didactic)on macro and micro level.
  • Basic knowledge in the field of curriculum (didactic)of individual and class/group support of learning and development.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to plan, implement, assess and revise individual learning processes in group- and class relations.
  • Knowledge about core concepts of resource-based special needs education towards inclusion.


  • Skills in educational differentiation and in planning, implementing, assessing and revising individual learning processes in group- and class relations.
  • Skills in inclusive practices.
  • Skills in recourse-based interaction, communication and mediation with individuals and groups/classes on preschool and school levels.


  • Competence in planning, implementing, assessing and revising individual, group- and class curricula.
  • Competence in inclusive practicing.


This course is only open for international exchange students at bachelor's Level.

Number of students: approximately 15


Formal prerequisite knowledge

Some basic knowledge in special needs education or other relevant discipline, equivalent to a minimum of 10 credits.

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with SNE4120 – Towards Inclusive Education

Students accepted onto this course can not apply for course SNE4120 at Master’s level.


  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Literature studies
  • Student group and plenary discussions
  • Canvas

Obligatory activities

Group work based on selected articles or part of the syllabus.
The group work revolves around the discussion and collective analysis of selected articles or part of the syllabus. You will have to make a presentation during the course. If you presentation is not approved, an alternative obligatory assignment will have to be completed prior to the course examination.


There is a mandatory 80 % attendance requirement. You are allowed to be absent for a maximum 20 % of the lectures and seminars. 


Individual written assignment

Previous exams

Submit assignments in Inspera

You submit your assignment in the digital examination system Inspera. Read about how to submit your assignment.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who do not pass an exam may have a second attempt as soon as it is possible to arrange. This is called a re-sit examination. The re-sit examination is held within 3 months of the original examination.

Students who have passed their exam, but who wish to improve their grade may NOT participate in a re-sit examination. You may take an exam to improve your grades at the next time the course has an ordinary exam, as long as you have not already used all three attempts. The Department will provide information and guidelines about the re-sit examination.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course






The course is not offered autumn 2020


Every autumn

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