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How does the school management assign teachers to classrooms at selective elementary schools?
Kadrnožková, Monika ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Starý, Karel (referee) ; Kasíková, Hana (referee)
The dissertation deals with the topic of how the school management of Czech primary schools assign teachers to classrooms. The aim of the thesis was to define the system of assigning teachers to classrooms at schools applying pupils' differentiation and to clarify which criteria the school management follows in the assignment of teachers to the classrooms. The theoretical part was based on both domestic and foreign sources dealing with the concept of differentiation of pupils in primary education and with the choice of assignment of teachers to classrooms. Differentiation of pupils was presented in terms of the positive effects of effective education of similarly competent pupils and in terms of the view that differentiation supports the unequal distribution of pupils in classes and the subsequent recruitment of teachers applying different demands and curriculum. In addition, a model of pupils' differentiation and models of assignment of teachers to classrooms were presented, and also the theoretical model of teacher's knowledge was introduced, which was further used in the empirical part for the determination of the criteria for assigning teachers to classrooms. The aim of the empirical part was to describe the real way of assigning teachers to classrooms by the school management in five...
The Change of Classroom Climate in Czech Elementary Schools with the Departure of Students into High-Track Schools
Holubová, Markéta ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Chvál, Martin (referee) ; Vlčková, Kateřina (referee)
The aim of the dissertation is to compare the psychosocial climate of the classes between the 5th and 6th grades of Czech elementary school. In the train of pupils' leaving into the high- tracked schools there are significant organizational changes in the classes of the 6th grade. This theme includes the phenomenon of the early tracking, when some pupils can leave the mainstream of education (elementary school) and start attending the high-tracked schools (multi-year gymnasium). The aim of our study is to contribute to the research, that with the departure of students into high-tracked schools the psychosocial climate in the classes of the 6th grade unequivocally exacerbates. We are also interested in which specific students are accepted into high-tracked schools, and whether they are effective classroom leaders and socio- metric stars. In our study, we also find out the classroom positions of students who are continuously educated in the 5th and 6th grades of the elementary schools and their classmates, who have come as new students into the classes of the 6th grade. In the theoretical section we introduce the foreign and domestic researches which were conducted on the association between tracking and classroom climate. The empirical part inquiries into a detailed analysis of quantitative research...
Practice Enterprise as a Way of Acquiring Foreign Languages
Pecková, Simona ; Listíková, Renáta (advisor) ; Váňová, Miroslava (referee) ; Greger, David (referee)
TITLE: Practice Enterprise as a Way of Acquiring Foreign Languages AUTHOR: Simona Pecková DEPARTMENT: Department of the French Language and Literature SUPERVISOR: Dr.PhDr. Renáta Listíková, MCF ABSTRACT: The thesis deals with the potential that the subject called practice enterprise represents for acquisition of foreign languages. The aim of the work is to carry out a survey of the present situation, to find about the pupils' level of business language and also to discover what their attitude to the practice enterprise and their motivation to study foreign languages are. By focussing the language instruction on working life, we want to enhance their competitiveness on the labour market. Quantitative research methods are combined here with qualitative ones. Concerning the tools of research, we used didactic test, questionnaire, interview and focus group. We have found out that the practice enterprise has a positive influence on students' level of foreign languages. However, no connection between practice enterprise and pupils' attitude to foreign languages and their motivation to study them has been proved. In order to take a bigger advantage of the potential of practice enterprise as a means to acquire foreign languages, we recommend a bigger and a more systematic integration of language instruction into...
How Pupils and Their Parents Evaluate its Transfer to Multi-year Gymnasium?
Slanařová, Jana ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Straková, Jana (referee)
The multi-year gymnasium is a part of the Czech educational system for the long time. Those gymnasiums are one of the most discussed institutions in terms of usefulness. Various studies are made in dependence on that trying to find reasons for choosing multi-year gymnasiums (as thesis "Why Do Primary School Children Choose Multi-year Gymnasiums?", which preceded this work). The aim of this diploma thesis is already the next step: figuring out, if gymnasium met pupils' expectations, and also to receive feedback and evaluation of their parents. It focuses on pupils' academic self-concept, on problems associated with transfer to multi-year gymnasium and on positives, which the pupils would not probably meet at elementary school with. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)
Decision - making process of parents in the field of postponing the compulsory school attendance
Svobodová, Zuzana ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Kucharská, Anna (referee) ; Rašková, Miluše (referee)
This dissertation describes the decision-making process of parents in the field of postponing the compulsory school attendance or starting it on schedule. The qualitative research is based on an aggregate of 41 semi-structured interviews with parents and two focus groups, completed by subsequent observations and interviews with parents and teachers. The research goal consisted in illuminating the background of the high number of postponements in the Czech Republic, where every year about 20 % of children start in the first class a year later. The dissertation also provides insight on this topic in a comparative perspective and analyzes the initiation of compulsory education in selected European countries. The research results presented in the form of an established theory document that parents' decisions are based primarily on the needs of the family and especially of the need to be a good parent. The decision making is influenced also by the parents' attitude to the delay which has also impact on the weight being attached to other factors of the decision-making process, such as school maturity and individual areas of school readiness as well as the month of birth. During the decision-making process the experience of parents with enrolment in the first grade plays an important role as well. The...
Teachers' approach to socially disadvantaged children
Volfová, Lenka ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Kubišová, Zuzana (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to comprehensively describe the opinions of teachers regarding education of socially disadvantaged children. In order to achieve this aim a questionnaire survey was carried out among teachers of preparatory classes, first and fourth grades. The questions covered four areas: general readiness of schools for education socially disadvantaged pupils, educational training and level of competence, teaching practice and the relationship to the family of the pupil. The research was based on a theoretical framework that describes the current situation and possible changes concerning the education of children from socially deprived groups. The range of sample together with the variety of the sample, which corresponds to the population of teachers, it allowed us to generalize the data. This research provides new empirical evidence of teachers' opinions about the issues of education of socially disadvantaged children from as well as the basis for the implementation of such measures that can aid the relationship between teacher and pupil from socially deprived groups.
Why do primary school children choose multi-year gymnasiums?
Slanařová, Jana ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Straková, Jana (referee)
The Czech educational system offers primary school children the possibility to proceed in the lower-secondary education at a multi-year gymnasium. This bachelor's thesis examines the students' change from a basic school to a multi-year gymnasium and explains the real reasons, why children choose this school type. The theoretical part provides the basic history of the Czech educational system, especially gymnasiums, and familiarizes the reader with research and facts about tracking and ability grouping. In the empirical part, the thesis describes methodological aspects of qualitative research. It analyses reasons why children choose an eight-year gymnasium, what is expected from future studies and what experience these eleven years old children have.
Teaching styles of lower-secondary and higher-secondary school teachers of the English language
Harazimová, Kateřina ; Starý, Karel (advisor) ; Greger, David (referee)
This thesis deals primarily with teaching styles - a topic that has not been greatly discussed in Czech pedagogical literature so far. Based on both Czech and foreign sources, this paper identifies and describes in detail various aspects of teaching styles and presents several approaches to study them. Moreover, it puts the above-mentioned topic in a context of other related concepts, such as teaching method, teachers' beliefs etc. It provides an overview of several teaching styles typologies designed by mostly American authors. The empirical part introduces an original research based on both quantitative and qualitative approach. It presents a detailed study of six selected teachers of the English language and based on their responses identifies certain aspects of different teaching styles. The thesis also reveals some of their views and opinions of their profession.
How do school principals assign teachers to classes?
Boušková, Monika ; Greger, David (advisor) ; Starý, Karel (referee)
The education system in the Czech Republic allows sorting pupils according to their abilities in the first and second level of primary school. Teachers are therefore placed to pupils in selective or non-selective classes and groups by headmasters and management of primary schools. This thesis deals with the placing of teachers to classes by headmasters and management in primary schools and aims to determine by what way and according to which criteria teachers are placed to different types of classes. The research in this thesis is supported by studies, which deal with the quality of teacher and differential education since the 60th of the 20th century. The theoretical part of the thesis focuses on the definition of terms related to differential education and studies how teachers and the teaching are viewed. The empirical part describes the research methodology of qualitative research which objective is to discover how the headmasters or management place teachers to classes, in addition what criteria are decisive for them and how they define qualities of the placed teachers. Key words: External differentiation, internal differentiation, quality of teacher, teaching approaches selective primary school, the sorting of students, abilities, Principal, the placing of teachers, selective classes,...

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