Welcome to the Department of Work and Labour Studies

The study of Work and Labour Studies capable of being able to take the exam the First State Examination for teaching this school subject at secondary and comprehensive schools.

Work and Labour Studies
is a compulsory subject at Hessian schools, secondary schools and integrated comprehensive schools.

The school subject Work and Labour Studies differs from other school subjects through its integrative, problem and situation-based approach, in which the theoretical, empirical and practical engagement with the world of work is at the center. For this reason, the study of teaching Work and Labour Studies refers not only as a subject on its own didactics, but also to different sciences and extracurricular practice fields. The different thematic priorities and curriculum in the present Modulhandbuch summarize those knowledge and problem areas that outline the current demands on the teaching work as a subject and its basic components. Students of the subject Work and Labour Studies should acquire those skills that enable them, guided by theory curricular elements and didactic concepts and a critical and constructive to reflect, to reflect their own begründetet positions and to develop professional standards for the teaching subject Work and Labour Studies and conceptually implement. The aim of the course is that students arrive at differentiated and integrated knowledge and skills in relation to relevant condition and decision fields of teaching subject Work and Labour Studies.