Learning activities at Outdoor Play & Learning 

Read about the learning activities at the exchange programme 

The learning activities varies between lectures, group work, excursions, field studies and project work.

The programme alternates between the following four areas:

  • Theories and methodology of Danish social education in an outdoor context
  • Creative subjects, science and outdoor activities, methods and research.
  • Field work and field studies in social educational institutions in an outdoor context.
  • Cross-professional dilemmas and potentials in outdoor social education.

Three Modules

The programme consists of three parts:

Module 9, Module 10 and Module 11 in the Danish BA programme for Social Educators, respectively.

  • Module 9 – Nature and outdoor life – 10 ECTS
  • Module 10 – Cross-professional collaboration – 10 ECTS
  • Module 11 – Nature and outdoor life – 10 ECTS


Evaluation of the semester is graded as ‘Approved’ or ‘Not approved’, based on the student’s active participation and two-three compulsory assignments for each module. 

During the semester there will be two examinations: 

1. Cross-professional collaboration (DTE) (Module 10): Individual, written assignment

2. Nature and outdoor life in social pedagogy (VO) (Module 9 and Module 11):
Demonstration of pedagogical activity and oral exam in groups of 2-4 students. 

The exam consists of:
- A pedagogical activity which the students have implemented and documented
- An oral presentation and discussion based on the pedagogical activity

Both examinations are graded by use of a seven-point grading scale. 

Read about Course modules (pdf)