Graduates of this professional teacher training course will have mastered the psychological and pedagogical knowledge to understand the processes of learning: development, socialisation, education and teaching; possess knowledge on didactics and the detailed methodology of pedagogical work, supported by experience in their practical use; possess the skills and competence necessary to comprehensively carry out the school’s didactic, educational and caretaking responsibilities, including the skills to independently develop and adapt the curriculum to the pupils’ needs and capabilities; have the ability to learn and perfect their pedagogical technique using modern means and methods of obtaining, organising and processing information and material; skilfully communicates using various techniques, both with the subjects of their pedagogical work and with other actors in the didactic and educational process and with the specialists who support this process; are characterised by their ethical sensitivity, empathy, openness, reflectiveness, pro-social demeanours and responsibility; they are pragmatically trained to carry out their professional (didactic, educational and caretaking) tasks resulting from their role as teachers.
This Post-Graduate Studies course provides the pedagogical licence to work in school by teaching the range of pedagogy, psychology, general didactics and methodology required by the Ministry of Science and Higher Learning.
The chief aim of this post-graduate course is to produce competent teachers with the appropriate qualifications to work with pupils. The acquired knowledge and skills in psychology, pedagogy, didactics, the methodology for teaching individual subjects and interpersonal communication will enable them to become effective teachers and educators.
The course trains students to work as teachers in kindergartens and primary schools and for work in all types of schools and educational institutions. (The order of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 17 January 2012 on the education standards in preparation for work as a teacher).
The course is directed to practicing teachers and to candidates for teachers of general subjects with master’s or bachelor’s degrees but without pedagogical qualifications. The course provides the pedagogical licence to work in school by teaching the range of pedagogy, psychology, general didactics and methodology required by the Ministry of Science and Higher Learning.