• The thesis has a clear connection to traffic education in primary school.
• The thesis is submitted and approved at a Swedish college or university after 15 October 2020.
• You approve that Trafiken i skolan and NTF take part in the essay, use it for further dissemination and publish it on Trafiken i skolans and NTF's website.
• How well the thesis contributes to developing knowledge of and / or methods for traffic education in primary school.
• The quality of the essay and its pedagogical approach.
Traffic education at school
With regard to traffic education in primary school, it is the principal who, according to the current curriculum, is responsible for ensuring that interdisciplinary areas of knowledge such as traffic are integrated into the various subjects of education. The curriculum's syllabi also mention traffic and traffic safety in several places, especially in the subject Social Studies. Traffic education in primary school looks different depending on the school, and traffic education has also changed over the years. Today, the school's work is about children coming to an understanding of the risks in traffic, all based on their own experiences and maturity.
An essay that qualifies to compete could, for example, address:
• Traffic education in Sweden throughout history.
• Children's development and conditions for becoming safe road users, linked to today's traffic education
• Evaluation of lesson plans and teaching methods, for example those available on Trafikeniskolan.se.
• Pedagogical methods for influencing behaviors and attitudes in traffic - theory, methods and application in teaching.
• Students' prior knowledge.
How to apply
The last application date for 2021 is 30 June.
Apply by sending your essay together with name, address and telephone number to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The essay must contain a short summary in Swedish (abstract). It must also be stated at which college / university it is presented, at what level and how many credits it covers.
About Trafiken i skolan
Trafiken i skolan supports educators in the work with traffic in the school. Lesson suggestions, facts and inspiration are collected on the website trafikeniskolan.se. Behind Trafiken i skolan are the organizations Trafikförsäkringsföreningen and NTF.