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Qualification: Special education and rehabilitation teacher (no legal status)

Special education and rehabilitation teacher (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • communicate, provide advice and 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 (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, leadership and institutional frameworks of work (particularly of processes in education and culture),
  • 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 of the theoretical bases of the field of special education and rehabilitation and apply them in practice, 
  • identify the special needs of the individual by using suitable (diagnostic) procedures, methods and techniques and plan individually tailored programmes or interventions in the rehabilitation process,
  • develop inclusive culture, policy and practice, 
  • work with parents, guardians and families – informing, educating, counselling and providing emotional support, 
  • demonstrate knowledge of social systems, non-governmental organisations, voluntary work, advocacy, 
  • use appropriate procedures (methods) of research and development of practice in (field of work), e.g. case study, action research, etc., 
  • work synergistically in an organisation/(interdisciplinary) team, 
  • resolve conflicts at the relational and professional level, 
  • work in accordance with professional ethics and codes of conduct; identify and address moral and ethical dilemmas and problems: act in a manner that protects the basic rights, integrity and dignity of the individual, 
  • take responsibility for own professional development and learning by evaluating and reflecting on own work (experience learning, intervision, supervision).

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

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

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To complete their studies, students must complete all credits envisaged in all parts of the programme (compulsory, elective, etc.).

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education

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 credits envisaged in all parts of the programme (compulsory, elective, etc.).