EVSn5040 Educational and Research Policy

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Fiala, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
Mgr. Sylvie Burianová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Fiala, Ph.D., LL.M.
Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! EVS440 Educational and Research Pol. && ! NOW ( EVS440 Educational and Research Pol. )
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 24 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/24, only registered: 0/24
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
This course introduces students with basic political, social as well as economical problems related to the education policy. It focuses on explanation of structures, processes as well as outputs of this policy. It also introduces key actors relevant for this policy.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to identify main actors of education policy
Student will be able to explain main challenges of education policy
Student can identify main weaknesess and opportunities of education policy
Student will be able to explain components of EU foreign policy
Syllabus
  • 1. Policy Analysis
  • 2. Education, Science and Politics
  • 3. Knowledge Society
  • 4. Management, Organization and Actors of the School System
  • 5. Social, Economical and Political Problems of Education
  • 6. Theory of Ignorance
  • 7. Tertiary Education System
  • 8. Universities: Autonomy and Responsibility
  • 9. Policy of Innovation, Research and Development
  • 10. Education and Research and Development Policies of European Countries
  • 11. EU Education Policy
  • 12. EU Research and Development Policy
Literature
    required literature
  • PRUDKÝ, Libor, Petr PABIAN and Karel ŠIMA. České vysoké školství : na cestě od elitního k univerzálnímu vzdělávání 1989-2009. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2010. 162 s. ISBN 9788024730097. info
  • FIALA, Petr and Jiří NANTL. Evropská vzdělávací politika a zájmy České republiky (European Educational Policy and Czech Republic Interests.). In DOČKAL, Vít, Petr FIALA, Petr KANIOK and Markéta PITROVÁ. Česká politika v Evropské unii. Evropský integrační proces a zájmy České republiky. 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006. p. 63-75, 13 pp. Sborníky, č. 29. ISBN 80-210-4076-9. info
  • Teorie a nástroje vzdělávací politiky. Edited by Jaroslav Kalous - Arnošt Veselý. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2006. 172 s. ISBN 8024612593. info
Teaching methods
Lectures combined with class discussions, oral presentations.
Assessment methods
Participation in class discussions and oral presentations (70%), final written exam (30%).
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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