The idea of specialization:
The two-year Master?s degree study in Education, specializing in Pre-school and Early Education prepare students to work as a teacher of preschool and early childhood education and as in classes I – III school teacher. Candidates are admitted to study in accordance with established rules of recruitment: on the basis of Bachelor’s degree diplomas from the same or similar specialty.
The aim of the studies in this specialization, in addition to preparing for the role of the kindergarten and classes I – III primary school teacher is to help develop competences required from teachers of initial and pre-school education, and comprehensive skills to stimulate child’s activity in different areas of elementary education and to prepare for the use of modern assisted teaching methods of information technology. In the course of study, students are obliged to undergo apprenticeship at pre-school and primary school.
Graduates acquire the following general and specific competencies related to the knowledge, skills and attitudes: the ability to organize the teaching process, individualize education, help with the developing of children’s interests, understand the educational needs of children, and formulate educational objectives for the development of both oneself and their pupils. Learn teacher’s workshop in the field of music education, motoric, artistic and technical assistance, including the principle of performance monitoring and constructing descriptive assessment, and the issues of educational work and collaboration with parents. Graduates receive a Master?s degree.
Specialization focuses on:
- Cultural Anthropology
- General Education
- Contemporary issues in psychology
- Contemporary issues in sociology
- Comparative Education
- Contemporary concepts in philosophy and ethics
- Activating methods in modern education
- Environmental education with the methodology
- Arts education with the methodology
- Pedagogy of fun
- Health psychology and rehabilitation of a small child
- Pre-school education
- Teaching methodology
Graduates of Pre-school and Early Education can work in pre-schools and early grades of elementary school. They can work in day care, residential – educational institutions, diagnostic – consultation and therapeutic centers, family care homes, specialized counseling centers, cultural centers.