The purpose of this course is to gather and train Sunday school teachers within the Syriac Orthodox Church in Sweden. The course is based on the liturgical year of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Participants will be guided as to how to adapt the content of this framework to different pedagogical levels depending on the age of the children in their Sunday school classes.
The course also provides an introduction to pedagogy in general and child pedagogy in particular and how this pedagogy can be applied to Sunday school.
During the course, course participants will share their experience, and collaborate in compiling material and activities that can be used in Sunday school teaching in local churches, including material that participants cover during the course.
Module 1, Introduction to pedagogy in general and child pedagogy in particular.
Module 2, Sunday School as a place of growth and learning.
Module 3, Introduction to the liturgical year of the Syriac Orthodox Church and how this can be communicated to children of different ages.