PGM002 Educational policy

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Milada Rabušicová, Dr.
Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Kateřina Zelená
Supplier department: Department of Educational Sciences - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Tue 12:00–13:40 B2.23
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/40, only registered: 0/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Educational policy The course deals with the educational policy as a part of the large concept of social policy within various types of the welfare state and with the development of the educational policy in the Czech Republic in the 90s. The course puts the Czech educational policy into connection with educational strategies of the European Union and OECD member countries. In the conclusion attention will be paid to the selected topics of the contemporary educational policy in this country.
Learning outcomes
describe and explain the main mechanisms applied in the management and administration of the education system; analyse educational policy measures in terms of its objectives; identify the main principles of educational policy and show concrete ways to implement them; orient oneself in the legislative and programme documents of educational policy at the level of the Czech Republic and the EU; comment on and evaluate current educational policy measures
Syllabus
  • 1. Educational policy as a part of a broader concept of social policy in various types of the social state (developments, actors, principles, and areas).
  • . 2. Development of Czech educational system in the second half of the 20th century (part I).
  • . 3. Development of Czech educational system in the second half of the 20th century (part II).
  • . 4. Development of Czech educational policy from 1990s to the present and its analysis, particular changes that took place and their evaluation. Temporal classification of Czech educational reforms.
  • .5. Educational strategies in the EU as the context for Czech educational policy. Principles of educational policy in the EU.
  • . 6. Activities and educational strategies of OECD member states as the context for Czech educational policy. Principles of educational policy in the OECD.
  • . 7. Life-long learning for all principle – concept, problems, examples of solution.
  • . 8. Equal education opportunities principle – concept, problems, examples of solution.
  • . 9. Employability principle – concept, problems, examples of solution.
  • . 10. Social solidarity and social relevance principles – concept, problems, examples of solution.
  • . 11. Internalization in education principle – concept, problems, examples of solution.
  • . 12. Human resources development and quality management in Czech and EU education.
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Literature
  • RABUŠICOVÁ, Milada. Public policies for Early Childhood Education in the Czech Republic. In Early Childhood Education, An International Encyclopedia. 1. vyd. Westport, Connecticut, London: Praeger Publishers, 2007. p. 1031-1034, 4 pp. 4. Vol. ISBN 0-313-34143-5. info
  • PRŮCHA, Jan. Vzdělávání a školství ve světě :základní mezinárodní komparace vzdělávacích systémů. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1999. 319 s. ISBN 80-7178-290-4. info
Teaching methods
Combination of theoretical lectures with class discussion, presentations of own evaluation of current steps of educational policy.
Assessment methods
lecture, seminar, seminar thesis presentation and written exam
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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