Program Details

DNS is an international bachelor programme that offers a teacher’s education. We combine theoretical knowledge with experiences and emphasise a learning-by-doing approach. Our aim is to train progressive teachers who can change the world!
Location:
Ulfborg, Denmark
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
Teaching Science

Program Overview

Program Description:

1st YEAR - THE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE FIELD

EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING THE GLOBAL REALITY

Period 1
2 months

GETTING READY 
Preparation for a 4-month bus travel. Studies about politics, big issues of our time and training in efficient team work.

Period 2
4 months

ON THE ROAD 
Bus travel through Europe, North Africa and the Sahara Desert and further to Sub-Saharan Africa. Investigating topics related to political, economic, social or cultural aspects of the countries. Establishing authentic understanding of Global Reality.

Period 3
3 months

BRINGING IT TO THE PUBLIC 
Spreading the new knowledge to people in Europe, giving lessons and workshops for determined public. Studying subjects relevant for the activities within the period.

Period 4
3 months

SAVING UP PERIOD 
Saving up money with employment or other productive means to collectively accumulate the money that are needed to support innovative ideas and travels of DNS students.

Subjects

The African continent; Big issues of our time; History of the world; Fighting with the poor; Bringing it to the public 1; Mastering languages 1; Mastering the material world 1; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Horticulture and good food; Life style sustainability.


2nd YEAR - THE EUROPEAN PRACTICE FIELD

EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING THE EUROPEAN REALITY

Period 5
6 months

WORKING PERIOD 
Working and living as a community in a bigger European town; living an active cultural and political life with weekly evenings in “The House” and with continued studies..

Period 6
3 months

STUDY PERIOD 
Foundational studies and specializations in the campus as well as second year exams.

Period 7
3 months

DOING WHAT YOU FIND MOST APPROPRIATE TO DO 
A self-organised period to test teachers’ skills. Each student decides what to do - individually or together with others and sets out on the adventure of the lifetime.

Subjects

Big issues of our time; Contemporary Europe; The future of Europe; Bringing it to the public 2; Mastering languages 1; Mastering the material world 2; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Horticulture and good food; Life style sustainability; The world of politics; The world of arts.


3rd YEAR - THE SCHOOL PRACTICE FIELD

EXPERIENCING AND UNDERSTANDING
THE REALITY OF CHILDREN AND TEACHERS IN SCHOOL

Period 8
8 months

TEACHING PRACTICE 
Internship period; teaching children and youth in different European school settings; practicing pedagogy, studying theoretical subjects and specializations after school hours and during weekends.

Period 9
3 months

STUDY PERIOD 
Studying pedagogical specializations in the campus; ending with final exams.

Subjects

Bringing it to the public 2; Mastering languages 2; Mastering the material world 2; The teacher and the school of the 21st century; Epistemology; Pedagogy of OWU and DNS; The science of the doctrine of the modern method of teaching and learning; Teaching practice; The world of politics; The world of arts; Open future; Specializations.

Cost:
Enrolment fee: 1000€ EUR.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Our school offers skills and experience, which we value the most in our bachelor.
Financial Aid:
Yes
FinancialAid Info:
In order to secure financial independence of our students - we offer saving up positions for newcomers to cover full tuition fee.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
We have a possibility to offer scholarships for the enrollment fee as well as the tuition fee.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

2.0

Based on 2 Reviews

  • Think twice before joining this college. Great concept, but but in reality a very moderate school.
    2.0
    01/09/17

    First of all, DNS is a very small private college. A lot of people have joined the college over the past years, but not many have actually finished the program. I estimate about 60 percent of the students who did enrol in the past 5 years quit within

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    Bottom Line:No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Think twice before joining this college. Great concept, but in reality a very moderate school.
    2.0
    10/12/16

    First of all, DNS is a very small private college. A lot of people have joined the college over the past years, but not many have actually finished the program. I estimate about 60 percent of the students who did enroll in the past 5 years quit within

     read more
    Bottom Line:No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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