Special Education for Education

General information

The study field Specialization in Pedagogy is a combination of two study fields: Field XY for education and the field Special Education with a view to Education. The programme is focused on forming specialized, pedagogical, psychological, communication and other individual competences as a step to the follow-up Master's study of Special Education with a view to Education.

The goal of this study field Special Education with a view to Education is to prepare teaching assistants for special pedagogical work in classrooms established for students with special education needs (SVP) in primary and lower secondary schools, in schools for SVP children, in special schools and school institutes. This field is realized in daily and combined modes. It is set out according the current standards of the Accreditation Committee for Special education. It is divided into 5 special parts that contains two fields – speech therapy and the education of pupils with hearing impairments, the education of pupils with mental impairment and also the education of pupils with physical disabilities, visual impairment and behavioural problems and the new field of speech therapy. These specializations form a base for the follow-up Master's degree.

The Bachelor's degree does not contain a teaching element. The Bachelor's degree will give future teachers a solid academic base in one or two fields.

A successful graduate is able to

  • Show general knowledge and skills in special education
  • Show academic special knowledge and skills in special education
  • Master assistant education, pedagogical and communication knowledge and skills
  • Apply approaches of education and pedagogy to children and students with special education needs (SEN) in to their schooling
  • Work with children/students with special education needs on the level of teaching assistant
  • Methodologically suggest and process case studies of students with SEN

Graduate employment

Graduates have the competences for the education of children/students with special educational needs according to the law 379/2015 SB (amended) 563/2004 SB., on pedagogical staff. The characteristics of assistant work positions: Teaching assistant in mainstream schools, at schools for students with special educational needs, educator at special schools and school facilities for students with special educational needs, in social administration, company management, etc. These competences also qualify graduates for work as an instructor at after school activity centres focussed on special pedagogy.

Faculty Faculty of Education
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time, combined
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.

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