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Qualification: Master's degree in teaching mathematics (no legal status)

Master's degree in teaching mathematics (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • demonstrate a capacity for abstraction and analysis of problems, and synthesise and critically assess solutions,
  • cooperate with others,
  • demonstrate self-confidence, autonomy and responsibility in contacts with others,
  • communicate,
  • work in a group while taking into account diversity, multiculturalism and ethnicity,
  • give consideration to different value systems,
  • solve problems effectively,
  • teach effectively,
  • plan and manage time,
  • demonstrate proficiency in teaching/learning strategies and different methods of checking and assessing knowledge,
  • take into account the developmental characteristics and specificities of children, secondary school students and adult participants in education (hereinafter: students) in order to encourage successful learning,
  • develop students' capacities for lifelong learning,
  • use information and communication technologies or develop information literacy in students,
  • cooperate with the working and social environment (with society and in society): with staff at the school, other schools and institutions and experts in the field of education, parents and other persons responsible for students,
  • demonstrate a capacity for technical communication,
  • communicate and work in team,
  • communicate at the local, regional, national, European and wider global levels,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ongoing professional development (lifelong learning),
  • reflect self-critically on own work and evaluate it,
  • improve the quality of own work by developing study and research skills,
  • communicate, be open to advice and contemporary findings in own professional environment, develop and create knowledge,
  • demonstrate a capacity to organise and lead, with good knowledge of own profession and regulations governing the functioning of the school,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge of basic mathematical disciplines (e.g. algebra, analysis, geometry),
  • demonstrate a capacity to think logically and prove easier theorems,
  • plan, implement and evaluate learning process,
  • reflect on own teaching practice,
  • promote modern didactic concepts,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the developmental capacities and needs of individual,
  • demonstrate knowledge of concepts in education,
  • prepare, lead and evaluate project-based teaching in the field of mathematics,
  • use modern technologies in education,
  • use software relevant to mathematics,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the institutional frameworks of work,
  • demonstrate proficiency in dealing with questions of professional ethics,
  • demonstrate knowledge of individual values and value systems,
  • participate creatively in research and development projects aimed at improving the quality of educational work.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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To complete their studies, students must pass all examinations, complete a placement, pass a final examination and write and defend a master's thesis.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

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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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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any four-year secondary school programme and an examination in a matura subject, which may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; the subjects taken in the matura or vocational matura must include mathematics; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any four-year secondary school programme and an examination in a matura subject, which may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; the subjects taken in the matura or vocational matura must include mathematics; 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 pass all examinations, complete a placement, pass a final examination and write and defend a master's thesis.