Course code Peda5161
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
3 4.5 48 48 72
E-courses Peda5161: Sustainable Cultural Environment of Education
Course annotation The aim of the course is to develop the competence to participate in building sustainable cultural environment of education for ensuring personal well-being as well as harmonised development of the society.

The objectives of the course:
1.to enlarge knowledge and critical understanding of challenges of globalisation and its implications for the society, culture and education;
2. enlarge knowledge and critical understanding of sustaining and improving quality of life;
3.to examine the possible impact of sustainable cultural environment of education on facilitating personal well-being as well as harmonised development of the society;
4.to improve skills of solving problems of the impact of sustainable cultural environment of education for facilitating personal well-being as well as harmonised development of the society, and the skill of taking responsibility for solving problems.


Results Completing the course, students will be able to:
●demonstrate a detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the impact of education on ensuring sustainable development;
●display skill of finding and selecting information; and clearly and convincingly communicating it to others taking into consideration peculiarities of the target audience;
●show critical understanding and personal attitude towards national and global topicalities in education and their impact on diversity of opinions and values;
●act responsibly in solving problems of sustainable cultural environment of education impact on facilitating personal well-being and harmonised development of the society;
●show critical understanding, responsible behaviour and positive attitude towards contribution of education to sustaining and improving well-being of the students’ and following generations.



Course plan 1.Challenges of globalisation for the society, culture and education.S12
2.Cultural and social environment in the context of sustainability. S 12
3.Contribution of sustainable cultural environment of education towards facilitating personal well-being and harmonised development of the society.S 12
4.Sustainable cultural environment of education for sustaining and improving quality of life for the students’ and following generations.S12


Requirements for obtaining credit points The course will end up with the exam. It will be continuous assessment and consist of summing up:
1.Attendance of seminars; active participation 20 %
2.Independent work incl. conducting research 40 %
3.Exam - research presentation 40%



Study programmes Secondary education teacher of Physics
Teacher of the Russian language as a foreign language and the Latvian language as the second language in Secondary School
Teacher of History
Secondary Education English Language Teacher
Teacher of Physical Education
Teacher of Religion and Ethics
Basic Education Teacher of English
Teacher of German in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Economics
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry
Secondary Education Teacher of Italian Language
Secondary Education English Language Teacher [Eng.]
Secondary Education Teacher of Culturology and Visual Art
Teacher of the Latvian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Preschool Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Mathematics
Teacher of Art in Primary School
Teacher of Primary School Education
Secondary Education Teacher of French Language
Secondary Education Teacher of Scandinavian Language
Teacher -Master degree in Education
Teacher of Geography and Science Teacher
The Teacher of Social Studies
Teacher -Master degree in Education
Teacher - speech therapist
Basic Education Teacher of German
Special Education Teacher
Science Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry and Natural Sciences
Teacher of Geography and Sciences Teacher of the basic Education
Secondary Education Teacher of Biology and Natural Sciences
Teacher of Philosophy
Teacher of the Russian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Informatics and basic of Programming
Teacher of Home Economics and Technologies and Hausekeeping
Secondary Education Teacher of Physics and Natural Sciences
Secondary Education Teacher of Biology