Aalborg Technical Gymnasium Higher Technical Exam (HTX):  -upper secondary level /6th form (16-19 years)  -students contin...
The Danish Education system
Study lines (2½ year) Introduction (½ year) Structure and subjects  Compulsary Upgrading depending on study line English  ...
A typical student -16-19 years -From non-academic background  -Has chosen this school by active choise -Has ambitions for ...
-Two schools -70 teachers -550 annual students Øster Uttrupvej Sankelmarksgade
Majors –Sankelmarksgade   Communication  and media Physics, math  and philosophy Clothing and design After ½ year of intro...
Majors –Øster Uttrupvej   Physics, math and philosophy Chemistry and biology Biology and math Industrial design Entrepneur...
<ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Most students have laptops –can be borroved at school as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless ne...
Learning activities  Everyday life involves lessons in theory, classroom discussions, problem solving, assignments, cooper...
Testing theory in practice - learning theory from practice.  Learning activities
Students work in problem based projects ½ -1½ days a week Learning activities: Problem based learning Formulating a proble...
Learning activities Design and product development with social, technical, environmental, ethical and /or economical persp...
Design contest and exhibition in the town centre Learning activities Events
Learning activities  Excursions and field work
Teamwork The teachers are organised In teams, taking care of: -Follow up on students -Planning of themes and teaching in a...
Learning activities: Alternative sports -developed by students
Present focus for school development: -teachers teamwork -students portfolio and progression -use of ICT -globalisation in...
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Presentation A A T G Oct 07

  1. 1. Aalborg Technical Gymnasium Higher Technical Exam (HTX): -upper secondary level /6th form (16-19 years) -students continue at university or other further education -emphasis on technical and natural sciences -emphasis on problem based learning, learning from theory and practice, innovation, design, ICT and a social and environmental perspective
  2. 2. The Danish Education system
  3. 3. Study lines (2½ year) Introduction (½ year) Structure and subjects Compulsary Upgrading depending on study line English Math Danish Depending on study line and choice Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Communication /IT, Social science, Technology history Study area part 2 -Themes planned between subjects Technical main –students projects Technology –student projects Study area part 1 -Themes in the areas of technology, social and natural sciences Design, innovation, programming, economy, german a.o.
  4. 4. A typical student -16-19 years -From non-academic background -Has chosen this school by active choise -Has ambitions for his future -Likes the idea of combining theoretical and practical work -Has a job -Likes pc-games, but doesn’t like to read books -Finds math and science hard, but likes school and feels he understands what’s going on. -Doesn’t always make homework or bring his books -Plans his time, but finds that he has problems with self discipline
  5. 5. -Two schools -70 teachers -550 annual students Øster Uttrupvej Sankelmarksgade
  6. 6. Majors –Sankelmarksgade Communication and media Physics, math and philosophy Clothing and design After ½ year of introduction, the students chooses a study line of 2½ year
  7. 7. Majors –Øster Uttrupvej Physics, math and philosophy Chemistry and biology Biology and math Industrial design Entrepneurship
  8. 8. <ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Most students have laptops –can be borroved at school as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless network in class rooms and study areas </li></ul><ul><li>The Conference system, Fronter, is used for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students give in their assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students portfolio and portfolio evaluation aimed at central student competences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project work, students logs, feedback to project groups etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams and teachers sharing and developing materials </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Learning activities Everyday life involves lessons in theory, classroom discussions, problem solving, assignments, cooperation, exercises, training, laboratory exercises.
  10. 10. Testing theory in practice - learning theory from practice. Learning activities
  11. 11. Students work in problem based projects ½ -1½ days a week Learning activities: Problem based learning Formulating a problem >Researching a problem >Developing solutions to problems >Testing solutions to problems
  12. 12. Learning activities Design and product development with social, technical, environmental, ethical and /or economical perspectives
  13. 13. Design contest and exhibition in the town centre Learning activities Events
  14. 14. Learning activities Excursions and field work
  15. 15. Teamwork The teachers are organised In teams, taking care of: -Follow up on students -Planning of themes and teaching in a shared study plan for each study line
  16. 16. Learning activities: Alternative sports -developed by students
  17. 17. Present focus for school development: -teachers teamwork -students portfolio and progression -use of ICT -globalisation in the classroom -innovation and entrepneurship
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