University of Warsaw / Faculty of Education

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 2999-01-01 to 2999-01-01

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