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Graduate Programme in Teaching English to Young Learners, 2ND ROUND

Level of study: second-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: practical Duration: 2 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units

Enrollment

from 2018-08-01 to 2018-09-14 23:59:59

Language

English

Description

 

The limit of places is common to all courses and specializations within full-time second-cycle studies at the Faculty of Education

The minimum number of persons admitted (within all paths of qualifications) to being the subject of specialization start:  for each group

Specializations:

  • English for Young Learners and CLIL;
  • English for Young Learners, CLIL and Early Education*.

*specialisation designed for candidates who are qualified to teach English in kindergarten and grades 1-3 of primary school

The new graduate programme in teaching English to young learners with special focus on content and language integrated learning (CLIL) and bilingual education is funded by the grant under the Operational Programme in Poland: Human Capital, IV Higher Education and Science.

SELECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

The graduate of this Programme:

 Knowledge

  • has specialized knowledge about sociological, psychological and pedagogical theories concerning young learners’ development and education, as well as their implications for various teaching contexts.
  • knows teaching methods appropriate for pre-school and early school children
  • has a rich range of lexical and grammatical structures as well as knowledge of spelling and phonetics which allows using English at an advanced level

Skills

  • uses theoretical knowledge to design teaching and learning processes at different stages of education including practical applications of various phenomena of social life 
  • evaluates and justifies the effectiveness of teaching methods used  at different stages of education and is able to prepare evaluation reports in English, both in written and oral form
  • adjusts teaching methods to individual learners’ needs at different stages of education
  • uses English to prepare a range of written work at C1 level
  • uses English to prepare oral presentations at C1 level

Competences

  • understands the need for continuous professional development  by integrating knowledge from a variety of fields
  • their pedagogical activities result from reflection and analysis of practical experiences in working with children
  • cooperates with other teachers and school professionals while problem solving, supports others and uses others’ support to contribute to democratic functioning of the institution
  • is creative, open to new initiatives and innovations in teaching, leading towards  learner  development, parental involvement  as well as the integration  with local community.  Cares for preserving the cultural heritage

 

Admission rules

The programme may not start if a sufficient number of students is not accepted.

The programme is open to all international and Polish applicants. Entry requirements include a bachelor, master, engineer or equivalent degree in any discipline.

Admission of candidates is based on:

  • a final diploma grade,
  • GPA from the previous studies,

The final score is counted in the following way:

W=Od+Śr

where:

W - final candidate's score

Od - final diploma grade

Śr - GPA from the previous studies

Admission depends on candidate’s place on the ranking list.

Candidates must also meet the requirements related to the knowledge of the English language.  Candidates must have knowledge of English at C1 level, confirmed by an appropriate certificate or grade in transcript /supplement, provided that the credit of the English language was held in the form of an exam and the level of proficiency was specified there.

Candidates for the specialisation English for Young Learners, CLIL and Early Education are required to present knowledge of the Polish language at the C1 level, confirmed by final examination (Matura) in Polish or a certificate confirming knowledge of Polish as a foreign language at minimum C1 level. In the absence of proof of knowledge of Polish, the Recruitment Commission may agree to conduct an exam to confirm the knowledge of the language.

Exam date:

Admission procedure for candidates with foreign diplomas

The same rules as for candidates with diploma obtained in Poland.

Candidates must meet the requirements related to the knowledge of the English language.  Candidates must have knowledge of English at C1 level, confirmed by an appropriate certificate or grade in transcript /supplement, provided that the credit of the English language was held in the form of an exam and the level of proficiency was specified there.

Candidates for the specialisation English for Young Learners, CLIL and Early Education are required to participate in the exam confirming knowledge of Polish language. Candidates should attach required documents at their registration account and contact the Recruitment Commission immediately after the registration.  

Exam date:

Place of results' announcement

Announcement of results: September 19th 2018

Tuition fee

The studies are payable - tuition fees

Additional information

Reception of documents: 19-20 September 2018

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