National Repository of Grey Literature 36 records found  1 - 10nextend  jump to record: Search took 0.00 seconds. 
School visiting as a form of collegial supporting of teachers AUTHOR
Garguláková, Alena ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Vallin, Petra (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the possibilities of professional development of primary school teachers. The focus is on different forms of peer support for teachers, with an emphasis on inter-school observation as a natural way of practical development. There is also a collegial support project presented through the innovative program Step by step, which has been already implemented in many schools. The peer support project is presented in the empirical section, involving teachers from different types of schools who participated in inter-school observation visits. The pre-research was conducted through semi-structured interviews gathering information about the course expectations, followed by an experiment that was evaluated and analyzed during the recorded interviews. A dedicated website was also created providing a supporting environment for its users. KEYWORDS collegial support, professional development, teacher cooperation, teacher quality standard, supervision, mentoring, learning community, observation
Attitude of teachers and parents toward inclusive education at Step by Step program
Koníčková, Klára ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Stará, Jana (referee)
The topic of this graduate thesis is the inclusive education programme Step by Step. More specifically, the work focuses on the attitude of the involved teachers and parents to this phenomenon. The theoretical bases are focused on the definition of the terminologically unclear terms of inclusion and integration, they outline their historical and legislative development as well as the overall intention and summarize the main components which influence its high-quality course. One part of the thesis also focuses on the characteristics of the participants and the base of this education, and also on the psychological aspects influencing the attitude of an individual. Last but not least, the work also deals with the programme Step by Step, with the summary of its inclusive principals and comparison of the publication: Kompetentní učitel 21. století: Mezinárodní profesní rámec kvality ISSA (2011) s dokumentem Profil inkluzivního učitele (Evropská agentura, 2012). The aim of the work was to map attitudes of several teachers of this programme to the joint education and to find out by using one example of a suitable inclusive practice whether the valuable work of a teacher positively projects into the minds of the parents and pupils of this class. To determine the results, observation method and...
Language skills development of pupils from language disadvantaged background realised in primary science education
Štěpán, Cyril ; Stará, Jana (advisor) ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (referee)
Diploma thesis - Cyril Štěpán Abstract In the theoretical part of my thesis, I first aim to outline the particular language problems of children brought up in a socially disadvantaged background. I attempt to describe what actually is "social disadvantage" and what are its specifics. Moreover, I deal with the particularity of development of children in such background and with the imapact on communication skills of these children when they enter nursery or elementary school. In the second chapter of my thesis, I write about langugage and communication barriers of children with different mother tongue. I describe and explain the term "different mother tongue". Then I pursue the statistics on pupils foreigners in czech schools and their categorisation to discover the most represented foreign languages in czech schools. I furthermore describe these languages (Slavic language group and Vietnamese) and I point out those linguistic differences of these languages when compared to the czech language that are the most crucial ones in the process of learning czech. In the last chapter of the theoretical part of my thesis, I write about school inclusion of these pupils. I first try to define the term inclusion only to later come up with concrete strategies and possibilities of inclusion of these pupils in czech...
Quality forms of family and kindergarten cooperation
Košnerová, Petra ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Vallin, Petra (referee)
The thesis named Quality forms of family and kindergarten cooperation deals with the effectiveness leadership of tripartite meetings at a given kindergarten. The theoretical part summarizes subjects such as cooperation, communication, representation of coopration with the family in Framework Education Programme for pre-school and primary education or the portfolio. The practical part consists of the research carried out at a particular school that describes the tripartite leadership, mapping the effectiveness of tripartite meeting with the participation of the child and its portfolio, and at the very end offers further opportunities to engage the activities in tripartite meetings with the support of the portfolio.
The cooperation between family and school at the beginning of schooling in the Pelhřimov district
Brothánková, Aneta ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Pěnička, Jaroslav (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the current situation in the area of cooperation between family and school in the elementary schools of the current educational stream of the Pelhřimov district. The aim of the thesis is to bring basic information about the issue and to find out the degree of cooperation between the mentioned actors by parents, teachers in the Pelhřimov district.The thesis is divided into theoretical and empirical part. The theoretical part is based on analysis of professional literature, clarifies the concept of communication, cooperation, pupil and teacher. The empirical part presents a research investigation, which was carried out at the first level of basic schools of the common educational stream in the Pelhřimov district among the parents of the first class pupils, among the teachers of these schools. The research was conceived by the method of quantitative investigation using non-standardized questionnaires of own construction. In conclusion, the obtained data are presented. KEYWORDS family, communication, school, pupil
Comparison of Family and Kindergarten's Cooperation in conception of main educational stream and of Step by Step
Pilpachová, Zdenka ; Rybárová, Eva (advisor) ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (referee)
The author compares approaches to co-operation with the family as applied in mainstream kindergartens and alternative kindergartens with the Step by Step programme. The thesis aims to determine the extent to which the forms and intensity of communication and co-operation between family and kindergarten differ depending on the kindergarten's educational programme, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of mutual communication. In the theoretical section, the author outlines the importance of co-operation between family and kindergarten for the development of preschool children, the possible forms of such co-operation and the rules laid down by applicable legal regulations and curricular documents, and describes how this co- operation is understood in the Step by Step programme. In the empirical section, the author uses a mixed research strategy combining quantitative and qualitative research to answer the research questions. Data for the research were collected through a questionnaire survey, where the respondents included teachers and parents of children attending selected Prague-based mainstream kindergartens and kindergartens with the Step by Step programme. The research has shown that, in terms of the forms of communication and co-operation between family and kindergarten, there are no significant...
Value - based education using Method Persona Dolls
Lišková, Kateřina ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Vondřičková, Klára (referee)
This thesis deals with Method Persona Dolls, which evolves children's approach and values, it is pre-eminently focused on empathy development, creativity, self-confidence, positive evaluation of others and forms of pro-social behaviour. The theoretical part is focused on the description of curriculum reforms and characteristic of curriculum documents in general, particularly on Framework Educational Programme for Basic Education. The theoretical part further deals with this method from the point of view of theoretical principles, methods of its use and contribution, but from the point of drawback as well, which can occur when using this method. The method is also analysed from the point of view of curriculum documents as a possible tool for key competencies development. In addition, it is concerned about emotional intelligence and grade-schoolers emotional development, values and emotion description. Furthermore, the concept of value-based education of Cyril Mooney will be concerned as next item. Both methods are compared and I search for possible linkage between Method Persona Dolls and strategies used in value education. The action research will form the research part of the thesis, in which the empathy development and communicative competence of pupils using the Persona Dolls Method is...
Group Reflection Wanda as a Tool for Teachers' Professional Development
Ciarkowska, Agnieszka ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Vallin, Petra (referee)
The aim of the diploma thesis is to analyse the group reflection Wanda as an effective tool for teachers' professional development. It is divided into theoretical and practical part. The theoretical part is firstly focused on aspects which influence professional learning. Furthermore, it describes its phases, processes, forms and conditions that teachers currently have. Secondly, it analyses and compares the available professional standards in the context of professional development and shows the benefits of using reflection. Thirdly, it analyses the Wanda method itself, which is based on Appreciative Inquiry and Balint group. The practical part examines the benefits and challenges of the method as well as the conditions which are necessary for the proper realization of the method. The data from questionnaires and interviews are analysed from the different perspectives of the facilitators and the participants - teachers and students. The detailed analysis of the data gathered in the focus group results in a proposal of the steps required for spreading the awareness of the Wanda method among teachers. Mainly, we focus on the conditions which are necessary for a successful implementation of the method within the framework Teacher Training of the Faculty of Education, Charles University. The data show...
Cooperation between teacher and parents in 1st and 2nd grade of elementary school
Netřebová, Jana ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Vallin, Petra (referee)
1 ABSTRACT This diploma thesis focuses on cooperation between the school and the family in the beginning of elementary school. In the theoretical part of this thesis are introduced concerns and expectations that the teachers and the parents may have at the begining of school attendance, as well as various types and forms of cooperation. The theoretical part uses expertise from Czech literature, but relies on foreign literature too. In some occasions these two resources are compared. The theoretical part is followed by the practical part that is built by teacher's research. This research comes from the teaching practise of the author. Except for the reaserch itself, it introduces some forms of the cooperation between school and the families that are followed by feedback from the parents. KEYWORDS cooperation, communication, school, parents, partneship
Support of inclusive education in Step by Step programme
Dimelisová, Kristina ; Poche Kargerová, Jana (advisor) ; Stará, Jana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals in detail with inclusive education in the Step by Step programme, especially with the intention to find out what means and arrangements the Step by Step programme uses to promote inclusive education. The theoretical background is focused on defining the key features of inclusive education, describing developments abroad and in the Czech Republic and showing the Finish education system as a good example of practice. Furthermore, the thesis deals with the brief characteristics of the Step by Step programme and compares its main principles with inclusive principles. For a deeper insight into inclusive education much of the work is devoted to analyse the main aspects of current legislation to support inclusive education, which includes evaluation of support arrangements based on literature. In connection with this, the support arrangements became the focus of the research section. For this reason a research was conducted in the practical part with the aim of mapping a system of support arrangements at a selected primary school with the Step by Step programme and to set out some recommendations for introducing functional inclusive education to other schools. For this research, semi-structured interviews and student case studies were chosen as concrete examples of successful...

National Repository of Grey Literature : 36 records found   1 - 10nextend  jump to record:
Interested in being notified about new results for this query?
Subscribe to the RSS feed.