Course: Pedagogical Practice - Sitting in on a Class

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Course title Pedagogical Practice - Sitting in on a Class
Course code KPEP/PXNK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Koldová Helena, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Šimková Ivana, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Štěpánková Hana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Pedagogical training takes place at selected basic schools under supervision of experienced teachers. The students visit model classes of their supervisors and prepare and realize their own lessons.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monitoring, Work activities (workshops)
Learning outcomes
This form of pedagogic practice is meant as a preparation for the independent organization of teaching and it is one of the attributes in the teaching process analysis. Within the practice which is organized in form of the practical inspections of classes, the students will be acquainted with the educational activities of the teacher. They will learn about clearness in teaching, methods and ways of evaluation of students´ knowledge when using some new alternative methods. They will practically verify the choice of particular teaching methods for different subjects.
Students conduct the instruction at a class of a school. They cooperate with a teacher of that class, participate at the school life and reflect all of their practicing and observation.
not require

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Practice in school
Recommended literature
  • Osnovy a učebnice matematiky pro základní školy.
  • Rámcový vzdělávací program.
  • Fischer, R. Učíme děti myslet a učit se. Praha : Portál, 1998.
  • Havlínová, M. a kol. Program podpory zdraví ve škole. Praha: Portál, 1998.
  • Holt, J. Jak se děti učí. Praha : Strom, 1995.
  • Kalhous, Z., Obst, O. Školní didaktika. Praha : Portál, 2001.
  • Kyriacou, Ch. Klíčové dovednost učitele. Praha : Portál 1996.
  • Pasch, M. a kol. Od vzdělávacího programu k vyučovací hodině. Praha : Portál 1998.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter