Course: History of Education

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Course title History of Education
Course code KZV/DFVN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Garabiková Pártlová Margareta, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Procházka Miroslav, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Renaissance educational paradigm 2. J.A. Comenius 3. Educational paradigm of Enlightenment 4. J.F. Herbart, herbartism, concept of "old school" 5. World reform mouvement, pedocentrism, activity school 6. Czech reform mouvement 7. Development of pedagogical accents between 1948 - 1990, history of Czech obligatory school attendence

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The course aims to achieve an understanding of the basic pedagogical tendencies which have influenced the development of pedagogical thinking. It focuses on the personalities and the developmental landmarks which created the basic framework of thought that has been emphasised repeatedly throughout history. The tradition of this country is represented by the personality of J.A.Comenius as well as the period of the first republic, between the wars, when the question of schooling was first seriously tackled. This should give students a deeper identification with teaching and its roots.
competence of understanding to main development trends in History of Education, ability discover develomental historical breaks in Education, skills to give a reason to roots of Czech educational concepts touching contemporary school, competence of identify with teacher profession

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Interview

Final work - pedagogical essay on the stated themes
Recommended literature
  • Jůva, V. - Svobodová, J.:. Alternativní školy. 1998.
  • Singule, F.:. Současné pedagogické směry a jejich psychologické souvislosti. 1992.
  • Skalková, J.:. Tradice hermeneutické pedagogiky a její vývoj ve 2. polovině 20. století. 1992.
  • Somr, M.:. Nástin filozoficko-pedagogického myšlení. České Budějovice, PF JU, 1996.

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): Education concerning to Health Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter