Lower Secondary School Teacher Training in Natural Science

Nature, with all its laws, must be respected,pupils

What will you learn?

The study aims to prepare teachers of elementary schools of general education in the field of Natural Sciences (combined with two subjects) as a part of the Man and Nature educational field, with the transition to the Man and Society educational area defined in the Framework Education Program for Basic Education. The study therefore provides students with integrated knowledge and skills come from the field of Natural History and its didactics, from pedagogical and psychological disciplines with the support of current research findings, the skills of reflection of the teaching process at the corresponding types and levels of schools, the self-reflection skills as a teacher and the acceptance of moral obligations and ethics teaching.

In the Master's degree the students are trained as part of the study program Teaching for Primary Schools, Teaching for secondary schools usually involves a combination of two fields (eg Primary School Teacher Education and Primary School Teacher Training).

The graduate of the Master's Degree Program of Primary School Teaching is fully qualified to practice the profession of natural science teacher at elementary schools and at the lower level of multi-year grammar schools. In addition, he is qualified to work in out-of-school (eg leisure-time) institutions. She is ready to establish her professional behavior on well structured knowledge and skills in the field of natural science. The effectiveness of his / her professional conduct is conditioned by his / her didactic knowledge of the content of natural science education at elementary schools and broader pedagogical and psychological knowledge and skills (knowledge of the broader backgrounds of education and training, knowledge of educational and educational practices, knowledge of education and training actors, etc.).

Practical training

Practice forms a coherent system of successive subjects. In the follow-up Master's programs these are subjects of Teaching Practice 1 (1st term, 2 credits), Teaching Practice 2 (2nd term, 2 credits) Teaching Practice 3 (3rd termr, 2 credits), followed by the subject Seminar on Teaching practice (1st and 2nd term, after 2 credits). Students enroll during the study Seminary on teaching practice in twice (in the first and second terms). The aim of the teaching practice is to acquire the professional competencies necessary in the daily work of the teacher, to get acquainted with the roles in which the teacher enters his / her work, to realize his / her own professional needs and to gradually take responsibility for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the teaching.

Further information

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

https://www.muni.cz/o-univerzite/fakulty-a-pracoviste/pedagogicka-fakulta/412300-katbiologie

Career opportunities

By studying the master's degree, the graduate will acquire the necessary competencies that will allow him to work as a teacher according to § 20 of Act No. 563/2004 Coll., On Teaching Staff, as amended. In addition, he is qualified to work in out-of-school (eg leisure-time) institutions. He is ready to base his professional conduct on well-structured knowledge and skills from his approbation fields (content knowledge).

Admission requirements

No information available

Study options

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Education

Lower Secondary School Teacher Training in Natural Science as a minor degree programme

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Education

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Sports Studies

Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:

Combined studies

Follow-up studies

A graduate of the master's degree program in nce in Natural Sciences may, after fulfilling the conditions of admission, continue in any follow-up doctoral study.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Education
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies No
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

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Mgr. Blažena Brabcová, Ph.D.

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