Pedagogy of Primary Education

PEDAGOGY OF PRIMARY EDUCATION
State code 6531MX002
Faculty Professional Bachelor’s degree
Study field Social Sciences
Qualification Teacher Qualification
Form and duration of studies Full-time studies, 3 years
Credits 180
Study plans Degree Course 2020-2023

Degree Course 2019-2022

Degree Course 2018-2021

Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to work as primary teachers or teachers according to chosen specialization at all types of general education schools.

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  •  analyze and evaluate Lithuania’s and other countries’ education experience and science shift tendencies, know strategic attitudes of sustainable development oriented education.
  • apply active educational environment creation methods
  • explain pupil’s development patterns, ways of his/her needs recognition, possibilities and peculiarities of educational process management, importance of reflection and its strategies, factors determining quality education.
  •  analyze and apply education content documents in professional activity.
  •  apply proper assessment systems and methodologies for evaluating each pupil’s capacity and education needs.
  •  organize professional activity research, use its results for learning development;
  •  plan, prepare and implement educational projects.
  •  communicate in national and foreign languages, by expressing thoughts visually and reasonably
  • communicate and collaborate with pupil’s family and other participants of educational process by following constructive and positive principles, share good experience.
  •  develop pupil’s information culture.
  •  create safe educational environment, favorable for children’s adaptation and full development.
  • evaluate educational situation, apply pupil motivation and self-esteem building methods and means reasonably and responsibly.
  • innovatively model and creatively implement education curriculum, in accordance with child interests, needs, and possibilities.
  • plan and organize educational process in various forms and in accordance with child interests, needs, and possibilities.
  • use innovative technologies for organizing formal and no-formal education of pupils.
  • use all school subject development and achievement descriptors for organizing pupils’ assessment and self-evaluation.
  •  use modern IT and special e-programs for organizing learner-oriented educational process.
  •  develop pupils’ computer literacy and technical abilities.
  •  create virtual education spaces by using ICT.
  •  be able to organize pre-primary children education innovatively and creatively.
  •  relate peculiarities and needs of pre-primary child, assess and ensure his/her educational development.
  • create educational environment, favorable for pre-primary child’s self-expression and competencies’ development
  • work in a team.
  • analyze diversity of Lithuanian and World’s cultures, communicate in multicultural environment.
  •  demonstrate humanistic, democratic values, instill those by respecting the individuality of a learner.
  • reflect and create perspectives of professional activity and career.
  • reflect learning process, set activity goals, properly choose learning strategies.

 

Full-time studies

Degree Course 2020-2023

1st semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation*
Study Introduction 3 P
Professional Foreign Language: English, German, France 6 P
Professional Language 3 P
Educology and Basics of Educational Research 5 E
General and Social Psychology 5 E
Application of ICT in Primary School 4 E
Didactics of World Cognition 4 P
2nd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Modern Teaching Strategies 5 E
Psychology of Development and Education 5 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistant’s Practice I 4 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 P
Didactics of Mathematics 3 P
Didactics of World Cognition 4 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Lithuanian Language 3 P
Basics of Entrepreneurship 3 P
Dance Studio 3 P
Stress Management 3 P
Public Health 3 P
3rd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Inclusive Education 4 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistan’s Practice II 6 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 E
Didactics of Mathematics 3 E
Didactics of Ethics 4 E
Alternatively, Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Management of Educational Projects 4 P
Informal Education 4 P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
General Physical Education 3 P
Foreign Language (English, German, Russian) (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Reflective Pedagogy 3 P
Music Studio 3 P
Conflict Management 3 P
4th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Philosophy of Education and Educational Systems 3 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 8 P
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Pedagogy of Pre-Primary Education (I Alternatively) 13 E,P
Early Foreign Language Teaching 13 E,P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Public speaking 3 P
Digital Games in Educational Process 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language 3 P
Foreign Language (English, German, Russian) (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Basics of Mediation 3 P
5th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Health Education of Child 5 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 6 P
The Basics of Andragogy and Family Pedagogy 4 P
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Didactics of Music 4 E
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Practice of Specialization 5 P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Conflict Management 3 P
Education of Children with Language and Speech Disorders 3 P
Project Management and Implementation 3 P
Basics of writing a research paper 3 p
Dance Studio 3 P
6th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Child ‘s Welfare Policy (child and family law, education policy) 3 E
Finalizing Project of Pedagogical Studies 3 P
Pedagogical Practices: Independent Pedagogical

Internship

6 P
Didactic of Physical Education 3 P
Final Thesis 9 FT
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Intercultural Education of Child 3 E
Social Education of Child 3 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Career Planning 3 P
Creative Thinking Workshop 3 P
Coaching (educational management) 3 P
Arts Therapy 3 P
Problem-based Teaching and Learning 3 P

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project

 

Full-time studies

Degree Course 2019-2022

1st semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation*
Study Introduction 3 P
Professional Foreign Language: English, German, France 6 P
Professional Language 3 P
Educology and Basics of Educational Research 5 E
General and Social Psychology 5 E
Application of ICT in Primary School 4 E
Didactics of World Cognition 4 P
2nd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Modern Teaching Strategies 5 E
Psychology of Development and Education 5 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistant’s Practice I 4 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 P
Didactics of Mathematics 3 P
Didactics of World Cognition 4 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Lithuanian Language 3 P
Foreign Language: English, German, Russian  (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
General Physical Culture 3 P
Public Speaking 3 P
Developing Children‘s Social Skills 3 P
 Quality of Life and  Personal Well-Being 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language (it’s recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Dance Studio 3 P
3rd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Inclusive Education 4 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistant’s Practice II 6 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 E
Didactics of Mathematics 3 E
Didactics of Ethics 4 E
Alternatively, Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Management of Educational Projects 4 P
Informal Education 4 P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
General Physical Education 3 P
Foreign Language (English, German, Russian) (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Reflective Pedagogy 3 P
Music Studio 3 P
Conflict Management 3 P
4th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Philosophy of Education and Educational Systems 3 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 8 P
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Pedagogy of Pre-Primary Education (I Alternatively) 13 E,P
Early Foreign Language Teaching 13 E,P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Public speaking 3 P
Digital Games in Educational Process 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language 3 P
Foreign Language (English, German, Russian) (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Basics of Mediation 3 P
5th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Health Education of Child 5 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 6 P
The Basics of Andragogy and Family Pedagogy 4 P
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Didactics of Music 4 E
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Practice of Specialization 5 P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Conflict Management 3 P
Education of Children with Language and Speech Disorders 3 P
Project Management and Implementation 3 P
Basics of writing a research paper 3 p
Dance Studio 3 P
6th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Child ‘s Welfare Policy (child and family law, education policy) 3 E
Finalizing Project of Pedagogical Studies 3 P
Pedagogical Practices: Independent Pedagogical

Internship

6 P
Didactic of Physical Education 3 P
Final Thesis 9 FT
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
     
Intercultural Education of Child 3 E
Social Education of Child 3 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Career Planning 3 P
Creative Thinking Workshop 3 P
Coaching (educational management) 3 P
Arts Therapy 3 P
Problem-based Teaching and Learning 3 P

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project

 

Full-time studies

Degree Course 2018-2021

1st semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation*
Professional Foreign Language: English, German, France 6 P
Professional Language 3 P
Educology and Basics of Educational Research 5 E
General and Social Psychology 5 E
Application of ICT in Primary School 4 E
Didactics of Mathematics 3 P
Didactics of World Cognition 4 P
2nd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Modern Teaching Strategies 5 E
Psychology of Development and Education 5 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistant’s Practice I 4 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 P
Didactics of Mathematics 3 E
Didactics of World Cognition 4 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Lithuanian Language (official) 3 P
Foreign Language: English, German, Russian  (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
General Physical Culture 3 P
Public Speaking 3 P
Developing Children‘s Social and Financial Skills 3 P
 Quality of Life and  Personal Well-Being 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language (it’s recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Dance Studio 3 P
3rd semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Inclusive Education 4 E
Pedagogical Practices: Teacher Assistan’s Practice II 6 P
Didactics of Lithuanian Language 6 E
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Didactics of Ethics 4 E
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Management of Educational Projects 4 P
Informal Education 4 P
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
General Physical Culture 3 P
Foreign Language: English, German, Russian (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Prevention of Professional Burnout 3 P
Digital Games in Educational Process 3 P
Problem- based Teaching and Learning 3 P
Reflective Pedagogy 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language (it’s recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Dance Studio 3 P
4th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Philosophy of Education and Educational Systems 3 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 8 P
Didactics of Arts and Technology 3 P
Didactics of Physical Education 3 P
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Pedagogy of Pre-Primary Education (I Alternatively) 10 E
Innovative Technologies in Primary Education (II Alternatively) 10 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Public speaking 3 P
Digital Games in Educational Process 3 P
Basics of Lithuanian Sign Language 3 P
Foreign Language (English, German, Russian) (recommended to follow 2 semesters) 3 P
Introduction to Mediation 3 P
5th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Health Education of Child 5 E
Pedagogical Practice: Pedagogical Internship under Support of Mentor 6 P
The Basics of Andragogy and Family Pedagogy 4 P
Didactics of Music 4 E
Alternatively, Optional Subject Credits Evaluation *
Practice of Specialization 5 P
Pedagogy of Pre-Primary Education (I Alternatively) 3 E
Innovative Technologies in Primary Education (II Alternatively) 3 E
Alternatively, Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Management of Educational Projects 4 P
Informal Education 4 P
Education of Children with Language and Speech Disorders 3 P
Project Management and Implementation 3 P
Basics of writing a research paper 3 p
Dance Studio 3 P
6th semester (30 credits)
Module (Subjects) Credits Evaluation *
Child ‘s Welfare Policy (child and family law, education policy) 3 E
Labor and Civil Protection 3 P
Pedagogical Practices: Independent Pedagogical

Internship

6 P
Finalizing project of Pedagogical Studies 3 P
Final Thesis 9 FT
Alternatively, optional subject Credits Evaluation *
Intercultural Education of Child 3 E
Social Education of Child 3 E
Free Elective Subject Credits Evaluation *
Career Planning 3 P
Creative Thinking Workshop 3 P
Coaching (educational management) 3 P
Arts Therapy 3 P
Problem-based Teaching and Learning 3 P

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project