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Current Education Opportunities for Convicted Women in the Czech Republic
Strouhalová, Gabriela ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Vojtko, Tibor (referee)
The Bachelor's thesis deals with the possibilities of educating women who serve their imprisonment in the Czech Republic. First, the attention is paid to the current state of Czech prison institutions in terms of quantity, type and gender. Second, an insight into some social and psychological aspects which can influence education of the above mentioned gender group is provided. What is primarily focused on is social status of those women and their motivation for education. The main aim of the thesis is an analysis of contemporary educational possibilities for the target group in relation to further professional education, particularly to qualification and requalification courses. The analysis is based on the concrete offer of the courses in individual prison institutions. The partial objective of the thesis is the description of the unique project called "Four Worlds under One Roof", of which female prisoners from Prague's prison in Repy are the inseparable part and which illustrates the coexistence of four different social classes in one place - not only does the difference lie in the social status but also in the way of living. The end of the thesis is equipped with the outcome of empirical research, in which I state women's motivation for attending an offered course, and subjectively perceived...
Specifics of Motivation and Expectation of Adult Applicants for University Studies
Pekárková, Kateřina ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
This bachelor's thesis characterizes adult applicants for study at university, deals with their motivation and expectations from university studies, all in the context of a formal education system. The thesis is divided into two parts - the first part consists of five chapters and represents basic thematic units (formal adult education, specifics of adult education, motivation and expectations of adults in relation to education, barriers in adult education) using domestic and foreign literature and research. The second part of the thesis contains a quantitative survey among selected applicants for university studies and focuses on the previously discussed aspects, especially the definition of a group of adult candidates, their motivation and expectations from participation in formal education (namely university studies). The empirical survey also compares the opinions of adult candidates for university studies (over 30 years) with the views of younger candidates aged 18-20 (most likely coming from high school). Key words adult education, motivation for formal education, career chase, graduates integration into the labor market
The Level of Health Literacy of Teachers at Upper Primary Schools and the Ways of its Development
Neuhortová, Justýna ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Baumgartner, František (referee)
The thesis deals with the topic of health literacy and the level of health literacy of teachers. The aim of the thesis is to analyse the current condition of the health literacy of adults in the Czech Republic with the focus on the level of health literacy of the teachers at upper primary schools and to describe the possibilities and ascpect of edcuation and development of the teacher's health literacy. Firstly, the definitons and the models of health literacy are decribed as well as a description of the main international and Czech documents related to health literacy. Consequently, the thesis examines the reaserch, the tools of measurement and the possibilities of development of health literacy are explored. The purpose of the empicical survey is to analyse the level of health literacy of the teachers at upper primary schools in Prague. Within the survey, the approach towards the education focused on health literacy is examined along with the preferences of the form of such education. Keywords: health literacy, health, health promotion, adult education, teachers, lifelong learning
Analysis of the range of educational activities for lecturers in adult education, based on the National Qualifications Framework
Krtička, David ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Běhounková, Olga (referee)
The topic of this bachelor thesis is adult educators and educational activities for them. It deals with the current situation in adult education, notes the approach to this issue in strategic documents and national legislation. It deals with the role of adult educators and in the next part focuses specifically on one of them, namely the lecturer of adult education. It focuses on the specifics of this role, especially the competencies of lecturers of adult education, which it views from different points of view, and devotes great attention to the qualification requirements set by the standards of the National Qualifications Framework as a state authority of a confirmed quality framework. The empirical research is carried out between three groups of respondents, namely providers of educational activities for adult educators, subjects with accreditation of the Ministry of Education entitled to grant certificates, and finally between adult educators themselves (lecturers, trainers, etc.). It examines, in particular, the question of the quality of educational activities from the point of view of these three groups. Keywords Adult educator, lecturer of adult education, National qualification framework, lecturer competencies, quality of education.
Adult Education in Italy in the period from 1945 to the present
Koutníková, Eva ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Sycha, Martin (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with analyzing specific factors that influenced the development of the contemporary form of adult education in Italy. These specific aspects were viewed in a broader political, cultural and economic context, reflecting Italy's position in the European Union in terms of both past and present education levels. Based on the study of research literature and the legal regulations, two basic adult education systems were defined: general school education, and adult professional instruction with further vocational training. In view of the significant transformation of Italian society in the second half of the 20th century, including the aging population and migratory waves, the thesis also deals with education as a key tool for migrant integration and also mentions the possibilities of educating its elderly population. The final chapter is a reflection on the limits and possibilities of the existing education system. Key words Adult education in Italy, education and training adults, continuing vocational training, educating the elderly, educating migrants
The Continuing Teacher Education in Moravskoslezský region - the Possibility of Developing Competencies needed to perform Elementary School Teacher Profession
Čambulová, Gabriela ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Baumgartner, František (referee)
The aim of this bachelor thesis is to analyze the content focus of elementary schools teacher professional development of in the Moravian-Silesian Region - whether the offer of courses subjectively enabled the primary school teachers to develop competencies necessary for their profession. These competencies will be defined according to the National System of Occupation (Národní soustava povolání). The thesis will outline the history of teacher professional development in the Czech Republic and also the current trends will be brought closer to this area. The Regional Education and Information Center of the Moravian-Silesian Region (KVIC) will be presented. It is the largest organizer of courses related to the teacher professional development in this region. The offer of the courses, accredited by the Ministry of Education and designed to elementary school teachers, will be classified and summarized according to the data obtained from the KVIC organization. Then a comparison of the content of the courses and competencies required in the NSP will be carried out - whether the organized courses allow to develop the competencies of the primary school teachers set up in the NSP. In addition, the survey will use a questionnaire of teacher satisfaction with the offer of courses in this region, if the...
Benefits of Participation in Intergenerational Programs which Concentrate on Reading to Children from the Point of View of Elderly
Banýrová, Kateřina ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Vojtko, Tibor (referee)
The presented bachelor thesis is concerned with intergenerational programmes. In particular, it deals with benefits of intergenerational programmes oriented towards reading to children in kindergartens from the viewpoint of the participating elders and the influence of the participation in such programmes on the participants' well-being. The thesis is divided into four chapters. The first chapter is devoted to the introduction to the intergenerational issues and intergenerational relations in Czech society. The second chapter presents intergenerational programmes as a space for intergenerational learning and points to their potential for building intergenerational cooperation and understanding. Due to the topic of the thesis, the third chapter concentrates on the benefits of intergenerational programmes for the elderly in relation with the participants' well-being. The last chapter is concerned with empirical research, the goal of which is the identification and analysis of psychosocial benefits of the programme Přečti as reflected by the participating elders and attributed to participation in the programme oriented to reading to children in kindergartens. Keywords: intergenerational programmes, intergenerational learning, benefits of intergenerational programmes, well-being, elders
Possibilities of Realization of Educational Activities for Adult Visitors of Museums
Benešová, Aneta ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Kocianová, Renata (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the educational activities of museums for adult visitors. The main aim of this thesis is to analyze the realization of educational activities in museums with respect to the specifics of adults as a target group. The intention is to examine the implementation of adult education programs, their preparation, structure and development as educational institutions. Furthermore, the work focuses on the target group of adult visitors. Part of the diploma thesis is research, which carried out through qualitative semi-structured interviews with selected staff and lecturers who provide education in museums. It will be carried out in museums in the Central Bohemian Region, which will be selected because of their location. The purpose of the research is to map out the implementation of adult education in the museum from the point of view of museum workers. The intention is to find out whether museums reflect the content of the adult learner's content and realization of educational programs, what forms of education and learning they use and what barriers and possibilities they find in this context.
The Role and Learning of Women at Work: a Critical view
Švarcová, Michaela ; Kopecký, Martin (advisor) ; Šerák, Michal (referee)
The purpose of this thesis is to analyse various critical theoretical approaches towards women's role and learning at work. My research focuses on education-related gender inequalities at work and in relation to working conditions. This topic is then put into the context of critical approaches and theories. The aspects explored are the feminist views on the subject which differ according to individual movements, as well as the ongoing transformation of work; in this regard, the research deals with concrete phenomena, such as individualization and unequal distribution of social risks, and explores the way they are seen in terms of individual critical approaches. The thesis also describes and analyses the work of Iris Marion Young. An American socialist feminist, Young is the author of the theory of justice. Last but not least, the thesis examines how work, experience and learning are conceptualised in contemporary critical-oriented andragogical research in the area of gender-related issues at work.
Analysis of Chosen Concepts of Quality Systems in Further Education in the Czech Republic
Straková, Michaela ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Sycha, Martin (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the area of quality of further education. It focuses in detail on the concepts of quality of further education, standardized quality management systems at international level (ISO 9000, EFQM Model Excellence) and specific systems used abroad (Swiss model eduQua and German model LQW). The work focuses on specific concepts and proposals of quality education systems developed and implemented in the Czech Republic. The output of the thesis is an analysis of selected concepts (National Qualification System, Project Concept, Quality in Further Professional Education), critical assessment of their form (methods, methodology) and reflection of their implementation into practice and impacts on quality in further education. The thesis links the theoretical knowledge with the practice of solution of system quality assurance in further education. Key words: quality, further education, quality in further education, quality systems, ISO 9000, EFQM Excelence Model

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