Lower Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics

General information

This study track is designed to prepare primary and lower secondary school teachers of mathematics (in combination with another subject). This subject belongs to the educational area Mathematics and its applications as described in the Framework Educational Programme for Elementary Education. The study field provides the students with knowledge and skills in mathematics and its didactics,in pedagogy and psychology disciplines with regard to topical research findings, skills in reflection on the educational process at the relevant types and levels of schools, the ability to self-reflect in the role of teacher and the acceptance of moral and ethical demands on teachers.

The objective of the study is the preparation of graduates for the profession of primary and lower secondary school mathematics teacher, and to further the development of essential values and positions of graduates so that they become active, responsible, and independent members of their professional mathematical group and society.

A successful graduate is able to

  • work as a mathematics teacher at primary and lower secondary schools
  • notice the application of mathematics in other fields, including the school environment, and point out the connections between mathematics and other school subjects
  • develop professional knowledge and competence and extend their knowledge of mathematics and related sciences
  • work in various civic institutions devoted to pedagogical activities or mentoring

Graduate employment

The graduates are fully qualified mathematics teachers for primary and lower secondary schools and the corresponding level of secondary grammar schools. They are also qualified for work in out of school (e.g. leisure time activities) institutions. They are ready to base their professional activities on well-structured knowledge and competences in mathematics. The efficiency of their professional behaviour is based on the didactical knowledge of the content of mathematics teaching in primary and lower secondary schools and wider general knowledge and competences in pedagogy and psychology (knowledge about the wider basis of the elements of education, knowledge of education process theories, knowledge about the participants in education, etc.).

Faculty Faculty of Education
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction czech

Admission Requirements

Applicants will take a test covering the field "Basics of Human Sciences", detailed information here (Czech only).

Evaluation criteria

Conditions and criteria for admission to studies in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes at the Faculty of Education, MU are made public on the PdF website http://www.ped.muni.cz/studium/pro-uchazece-o-studium.

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