Technology and IT for Education

General information

This field consists of the study of technology and science as a modern societal and useful scientific discipline oriented towards the latest technology in engineering and computer science. It covers all the essential technical and informatics disciplines that are of use for linking production technologies in the fields of machinery, electronics, etc. with information and communication technologies. Emphasis is placed on acquiring knowledge and practical skills in workshops, computer rooms, electrical and electronics laboratories. The degree structure reflects a long-term approach to teaching focussed on the issue of practical activities and machining, design and construction, 3D graphics, CAD, issues of computer hardware and software, the Web and networks, robotics and electronics in education. The field is generally focused on creating professional, pedagogical, psychological, communications and other personal competences as a precursor to the follow-up Master's degree for teachers in Technical and Information Education and Teaching Technical and Information Education for Primary and Secondary Schools. Knowledge, skills and attitudes acquired during the studies are the basis of the competence to exercise the profession of teaching assistant, assistant teachers of technical education and IT and educational work. The abovementioned competencies are also full qualifications to become an instructor in free-time centres.

A successful graduate is able to

  • use knowledge and skills from technical disciplines (engineering, electrical engineering, etc.)
  • use knowledge and skills in the field of information and communication technologies (hardware, software, network, etc.)
  • use basic skills of working with natural and technical materials (wood, metal, plastic)
  • impart knowledge about teaching and learning content and technical informatics topics related to the content of the field, using them in the design and implementation of extra-curricular and leisure activities

Graduate employment

Pursuant to § 20 of the Act no. 563/2004 Coll., on teachers as amended, graduates can work as a teaching assistant, instructor in free-time centres, as an educator in youth centres, educator in after-school clubs, and in various civic associations involved in educational activities.

Faculty Faculty of Education
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Admission Requirements

The applicants will take the Learning Potential Test (in Czech language!) http://www.ped.muni.cz/studium/pro-uchazece-o-studium/test-studijnich-predpokladu.

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.

Additional information

http://www.ped.muni.cz/wtech

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