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Teaching and accessibility legislation

Individual course

This module introduces the student to the Finnish legislation regarding accessibility, teaching, and the right for assistance in the classroom for people with disabilities.

Course contents

The student will learn about the education-specific accessibility legislation as well as more general legislation regarding the rights of people with disabilities. The student will also reflect on these topics and think about how they relate to their own experiences and possible future plans in the field of education.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will

  • have a basic understanding of the legislation that relates to ensuring that everyone has the right for education.
  • be able to reflect on how these laws have been followed in practice, and think about what they themselves could do in the future to make sure everyone’s legal rights in the classroom are respected.

Course material

All materials can be found from Digicampus Moodle. The course key is ”20methods21”.

Completion methods

Independent assignments and final essay. The course can be completed at your own pace.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Saavutettavuus lainsäädäntö

Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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Course level:
Teaching period:
Continuously on-going
Application deadline:
Continuously on-going
Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
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General prerequisites:
Basic understanding of accessibility, for example the course Fundamentals of accessibility
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