Primary Teacher Education

The study programme Primary Teacher Education is designed to take into account the fundamental principles of the European higher education sphere, as formed in the Bologna process. Therefore, the completion of the first cycle enables entry both to work (employment) and to further study. This programme is a first cycle programme and therefore does not yet enable the independent undertaking of professional work in education.

Information about the Study Programme

Name:PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION
Type:first cycle university study programme (UN)
Duration:4 years
Number of ECTS:240
Professional Title of the Graduates:Professor of Primary Teacher Education (UN)

Conditions for Enrolment and Criteria for Selection in the case of Limited Enrolment

 

A. General conditions for enrolment in the programme

Anyone who has passed the matriculation exam or has, prior to 01.06.1995, completed any four-year secondary school programme, is entitled to enrol in the stated study programme. For further infomation on criteria for selection, conditions for advancements throught the programme and conditions for concluding the study please contact the Office for students affairs.

 

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Subject Schedule of the Study Programme

1st Year, 1st Semester

Didactics with Pedagogical Practice I - 8 ECTS,

Developmental Psychology with Pedagogical Practice I - 9 ECTS,

Foreign Language - English or German - 4 ECTS,

Mathematics - 9 ECTS

 

 

1st Year, 2nd Semester

ICT in Education - 4 ECTS,

Slovene Language I - 6 ECTS,

An Introduction to Literature - 4 ECTS,

Natural Sciences - biology, 4 ECTS,

Natural Sciences - chemistry, 4 ECTS,

Natural Sciences - physics, 4 ECTS,

Music - 4 ECTS

 

 

2nd Year, 3rd Semester

The Theory of Education with Pedagogical Practice II - 9 ECTS,

Slovene Language II - 7/8 ECTS,

Youth Literature - 5/6 ECTS,

The Didactics of Music Education I - 4 ECTS,

Elective Professional Subject I - 4 ECTS (selection of one)

 

2nd Year, 4th Semester

Pedagogical Methodology - 5 ECTS,

Pedagogical Psychology with Pedagogical Practice II - 9 ECTS,

The Didactics of Slovene Language - 4 ECTS,

The Didactics of Literature - 4 ECTS,

The Didactics of  Mathematics I - 8 ECTS

 

 

3rd Year, 5th Semester

The Didactics of Slovene Language - 3 ECTS,

The Didactics of  Mathematics II - 4 ECTS,

Social Studies - 7 ECTS,

The Theory of Physical Education and the Didactics of Physical Education I - 5 ECTS,

Creative Movement and Puppetry in the Classroom - 3 ECTS,

Elective Professional Subject II - 4 ECTS (selection of one),

General Elective Subject I - 4 ECTS (selection of one)

 

3rd Year, 6th Semester
The Didactics of Social Studies I - 4/6 ECTS,

The Didactics of Natural Sciences I - 4/6 ECTS,

The Didactics of Music Education II - 4 ECTS,

The Theory of Art with Didactics - 5 ECTS,

The Theory of Physical Education and the Didactics of Physical Education II - 5 ECTS,

Pedagogical Practice III - 6 ECTS

 

4th Year, 7th Semester
Inclusive Education - 6 ECTS,

The Didactics of Social Studies II - 3 ECTS,

The Didactics of Natural Sciences II - 3 ECTS,

Technical Studies with Didactics - 3 ECTS,

The Didactics of Music Education III - 4 ECTS,

Art Didactics I - 3 ECTS,

The Theory of Physical Education and the Didactics of Physical Education III - 3 ECTS,

General Elective Subject II - 4 ECTS (selection of one)

 

4th Year, 8th Semester
The Philosophy of Education - 3/5 ECTS,

The Sociology of Education - 3/5 ECTS,

Art Didactics II - 4 ECTS,

Elective Professional Subject III - 4 ECTS (selection of one),

General Elective Subject III - 4 ECTS (selection of one),

Pedagogical Practice IV - 6 ECTS

 

Elective Professional Subjects - each 4 ECTS


Literature with Didactics, Pragmatic Linguistics, Didactic Play in Slovene Language Instruction, Didactic-Mathematics Workshop, Calculation in the Past and Today, Natural Science Visits, The Pedagogy of Maria Montessori for Primary Teachers, Didactic Games in Natural Sciences, The Evolution of Mankind, Technical Creativity in Primary School, Instrumental Performance I, Instrumental Performance II, Instrumental Performance III, Choir I, Choir II , Choir III, The Cultural Heritage of Slovenes, Traffic Education and the Cycling Test in the Primary School, Winter Activities in the Outdoors, English I – Strategies for Learning a Foreign Language, English II – English Pronunciation for Teachers, English III – Preparation for the  IELTS Exam, Spatial Design in the 1st and 2nd Educational Periods, Visual Didactics Resources in the 1st and 2nd Educational Periods, Theatre in the Classroom, Creative Movement in Instruction, The Psychology of the Family and Cooperation with Parents, The Didactics of Media, Athletics and Racket Sports in Primary School*, Gymnastics in Primary School*, Ball Games in Primary School*

 

* The student must select one of these three subjects.

 

General Elective Subjects - each 4 ECTS

 

School Interpretation of Contemporary Youth Literature, Pedagogical Communication in Slovene Language, Creative Writing, Natural Sciences in Research Boxes, The Pedagogy of Maria Montessori, The Slovene Folk Music Heritage I, The Slovene Folk Music Heritage II, Choir Leading I, Choir Leading II, Getting to Know and Presenting Slovenia, Excursions, Hiking, Mountaineering, Movement for Health, Additional Physical Education Content in the Primary School, English and Computing in the Pedagogical Profession, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening in English, Reading and Writing Pedagogical Profession Texts in English, Spoken Communication in English for Teachers, The Fundamentals of Supervision, Teamwork in Education, The Self-Image of the Child and the Young Person in School, Inclusive Educational Practices, After-School Care, Ways of Establishing Discipline, School, Justice and Effectiveness


Students can select from the entire list of general elective subjects of the first cycle of the Faculty of Education UL or from other faculties of the UL or from other universities in Slovenia or abroad.

 

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