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Qualification: Class teacher (no legal status)

Class teacher (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • communicate, work as part of a team,
  • demonstrate a capacity for synthetic, analytical and creative thinking and problem-solving,
  • apply knowledge flexibly in practice,
  • be autonomous, (self-)critical and reflective, carry out (self-)evaluation and strive for quality,
  • demonstrate general knowledge, communicate with experts from other professional and academic fields,
  • demonstrate initiative/ambition and awareness of the value of ongoing personal development and professional training,
  • demonstrate information literacy,
  • manage time, undertake own preparations and planning, and check own implementation of plans,
  • communicate in a foreign language,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of social systems (particularly processes in education),
  • demonstrate openness and sensitivity to people and social situations,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the development processes, differences and needs of the individual,
  • demonstrate knowledge of concepts in education and their philosophical and historical foundations,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the institutional frameworks of work (requirements, legislation, documentation, legal aspects of education),
  • use of information and communication technologies in education,
  • demonstrate understanding of individual values and value systems and deal with questions of professional ethics,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of and an orientation towards inclusive, non-discriminatory work and multiculturalism,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of students' developmental characteristics, differences and needs, recognise learning abilities and difficulties, take a holistic view of the child, encourage the development of the student into a responsible member of society,
  • apply special pedagogical knowledge to work with children with special needs,
  • adapt learning and educational approaches to individual, social, linguistic and cultural differences of students,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the material characteristics of lessons in the first two three-year cycles in the fields of Slovene, mathematics, science, technology, social science, sport, art, music,
  • understand and apply specialist knowledge to achieve curriculum objectives in the first two three-year cycles of elementary school,
  • show aesthetic sensitivity and a capacity to work effectively and creatively in artistic fields,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the didactic characteristics of lessons in the first two three-year cycles of elementary school in the fields of Slovene, mathematics, science, technology, social science, sport, art, music and cross-curricular integration,
  • provide assistance in the provision of pedagogical leadership for an individual, department and/or group,
  • participate in expanded elementary school programmes (e.g. after-school activities, study circles, school networks, international cooperation, etc.),
  • create an encouraging learning atmosphere and positive mutual relations, effectively address disciplinary problems and develop social skills.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10). 
 

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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  • Matura or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education

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To complete their studies, students must complete all the credits (240) envisaged in all parts of the programme (compulsory, elective). Students complete their studies with a presentation or defence of a diploma thesis.

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
Ways to acquire: 

To complete their studies, students must complete all the credits (240) envisaged in all parts of the programme (compulsory, elective). Students complete their studies with a presentation or defence of a diploma thesis.