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Bachelor DegreePedagogy of primary education and early foreign language teaching

Tuition fee €2,950 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Vytautas Magnus University bank details:
Bank Address: Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bank Account: LT04 7044 0600 0284 8625
Bank Code: 70440
SWIFT/BIC: CBVILT2X

Application fee is not refundable.

Overview

The aim of the programme is to prepare a primary education teacher who is able to work at institutions of primary education and to apply methods and technologies based on the latest findings in pedagogical science and research and who is a creative and capable of planning and organising high quality education for primary school pupils with a special focus on early foreign language teaching

Career opportunities

Graduates of the programme will be able:
1. To integrate theoretical and didactic knowledge of various sciences (moral education, languages, mathematics, social and natural sciences, physical education, technologies and arts) and to design the curriculum of primary (self-)education on the basis of this knowledge.
2. Analyse, systematize and critically assess information as well as legal and political documents related with the preparation of pre-school, pre-primary and primary school teaching curriculum.
3. To explain the features of personality development of pupils of an early school age emerging due to the influence of different environmental factors, and to understand the fundamentals of pupils’ (self)development as the basis for their professional activity.
4. To plan, organise, implement and summarize professional action research and scientific research and to use the research results in their teaching practice as well as to reflect on the perspectives of their professional development.
5. To create and ensure a safe learning environment that is oriented to learners’ needs and stimulates the learning process; To design favorable conditions for the formation of pupils’ values and social skills as well as for their comprehensive personal development and self-expression through the use of various teaching tools, digital technologies and equipment, enhancing the variety of learning activities, learning accessibility to every learner, their engagement in group work and their development of independent learning skills.
6. To plan and monitor the teaching process purposefully and to select suitable teaching methods, materials and tools for effective achievement of aims and their evaluation.
7. To assess individual differences of development and growth, personal peculiarities, based on social environment, gender, nationality, culture, etc., and will be able to personalize the teaching process trying to improve and form personal pupils’ motivation, self-directed and independent learning.
8. To apply various innovative educational tools, technologies and methodologies in their teaching activities, to educate primary school pupils in line with these methodologies as well as to correctly use their native tongue and communicate in a foreign language in professional activities.
9. To work individually and in a team, to adapt easily to a changing environment and to cooperate productively.
10. To assume responsibility and leadership in educating pupils, fostering their innovativeness and developing critically thinking personalities.
11. To be open, flexible and critical in various pedagogy-related situations and plan their career by reflecting on the teaching process and results, assessing the activity, undertaking individual learning, affecting community with responsibility and assuming responsibility for their actions.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States