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Department of Primary and Preschool Education

The Department of Primary and Preschool Education functions within the Faculty of Pedagogics, is a graduate department of “Bachelor”, “Master” in the speciality “Primary Education”, “Preschool Education”.

The Department of Primary and Preschool Education explores the problems of studying the possibilities of optimisation of the system of pedagogical activity of primary school teacher, kindergarten teacher, accumulates theoretical, technological developments in these fields, provides the necessary information, advisory, methodological assistance, and also actively deals with current issues and is actively involved in the research of current problems of modern primary school, children’s educational institution. This is facilitated by the maximum approximation of the educational process to scientific and practical work. The department conducts weeks of the department, pedagogical tournaments, competitions and seminars.

Members of the Department of Primary and Preschool Education introduce the idea of humanisation into the educational process, widely use credit-module training, technologies of personality-oriented approach during classroom classes, role-playing, business games; elements of integrated learning and museum pedagogy; developmental, differentiated, individualised, computer, interactive, design and media technologies; solving pedagogical situations during practical and laboratory classes.

In order to train highly qualified specialists in primary and preschool education, lecturers have prepared electronic educational and methodological complexes of subjects used by students during self-study.

Lecturers of the department are constantly working on improving the degree of higher education “Bachelor” and “Master”, take into account the modern requirements for the formation of the competencies of the specialist of the 21st century, increasing its competitiveness on the labour market.

The department prepares Bachelors and Masters in the specialities “Primary education”, “Preschool education”.

Speciality Information Page Structure

Section 1

1. Code and name of the speciality. License amount.

01 Education 012 Preschool Education. Bachelor. Specialisations: Primary Education, Practical Psychology, Foreign Language.

Full-time – 50, part-time (distance) – 50.

2. Graduating Department.

Department of Primary and Preschool Education.

3. Basic disciplines (list).

    · Child Psychology

    · Preschool Pedagogy

    · Basics of Natural Science with Methodology

    · Preschool linguistics

    · Basics of Fine Arts with Leadership Techniques

    · Theory and Methods of Physical Education and Valeological Education

    · Theory and Methods of Primary Mathematical Representations Formation

    · Theory and Methods of Music Education

    · Organisation and Management of Preschool Education and Methodical Work in Preschool

Section 2

4. The graduate will be able to:

Rule: educational work with children of early and preschool age.

Analyse: physical and mental development of preschool children, planning and conducting classes and other moments in preschool education; advanced pedagogical experience of preschool education and creative introduction of it into their work; own pedagogical experience and predict its use, correction, dissemination; pedagogical, psychological, methodological literature and improvement on its basis of own experience (professional level); the work of tutors and their methodological assistance.

Develop: plans for conducting classes, educational activities with preschool children, ways of using means of physical and mental development of preschool children, methods and technologies of preschool education.

Organise: children’s life on the basis of advanced methods and technology of pedagogical activity: care for children’s health, study of individual personality of children, collecting facts of children’s behaviour, designing the development of personality of each child and children’s collective, selection of new forms and methods aimed at forming the child’s attitude to nature, environment, other people and himself, the interest and knowledge culture, the pedagogical process in a preschool institution, the use of new forms that provide effective child development, design and leadership of various activities of children, pedagogical management of the behaviour and activity of children.

Provide: education and training of preschool children in preschool educational institutions of state, departmental and private subordination and in conditions of family upbringing.

Control: the nature of the influence of tools and methods on the physical and mental development of pre-schoolers.

5. The graduates will be able to work as: a preschool teacher, a teacher in all specialities in the field of preschool education (with a bachelor’s degree), a teacher of preschool children in boarding school, a tutor of preschool children in a children’s sanatorium, a family tutor (governor), a family education consultant, a tutor-methodologist, a practical psychologist in educational institutions, a tutor of orphanages, an inspector-methodologist of departments of education, a teacher of foreign language in preschool institutions.

6. Qualification: Preschool Educator

7. Form of study: full-time, part-time (distance).

Speciality Information Page Structure

Section 1

1. Code and name of the speciality. License amount.

01 Education 013 Primary Education. Bachelor. Specialisations: Preschool Education, Practical Psychology, Foreign Language, Biology, Basics of Informatics.

Full-time – 100, part-time (distance) – 100.

2. Graduating Department.

Department of Primary and Preschool Education.

3. Basic disciplines (list).

    General Psychology

    Age psychology

    Pedagogy

    Theory and Methods of Education

    Basics of Pedagogical Creativity

    Pedagogical Technologies of Primary School

    Teaching Methods of Ukrainian Language

    Teaching Methods of Mathematics

    Teaching Methods of Natural Science

    Social Studies with Teaching Methods

    Physical Education with Teaching Methods

    Valeology Studying Methods of the Basics of Life Safety

    Work Training with Practice

    Fine Arts with Teaching Methods

    Musical Education and the Basics of Choreography with the Technique

    Theory and Methods of Acquaintance of Students with the National Studies

    Basics of Culture and Speech Technique

Section 2

4. The graduate will be able to:

Rule: the educational process of primary school students

Analyse: physical and mental development of primary school students, planning and conducting lessons and other educational activities in primary school.

Develop: calendar and thematic planning, synopsis of lessons, educational activities with primary school students, ways of using physical and mental development of younger students, methods and technologies of primary education.

Organise: education of primary school students, training in specialised schools and kindergartens, cultural institutions, private schools, education and training of preschool children in educational institutions, organisation of methodological work on preschool education in preschool educational institutions, children development centres, sanatoriums, training a pupil in the conditions of family education, organisation of group work, diagnostics and counselling of psychophysical development of children, counselling on questions of family upbringing.

Provide: education, development of primary school and preschool children in state, departmental and private subordinate educational institutions and in the conditions of family upbringing.

Control: nature of the influence of forms, methods and means of teaching on the physical and mental development of primary school students.

5. The graduate will be able to work as: a primary school teacher, a practical psychologist, a preschool teacher, a foreign language teacher in primary school, a primary school informatics teacher, a biology teacher, a day care teacher, a family educator, a family education consultant.

6. Qualification: Primary School Teacher

7. Form of study: full-time, part-time (distance).

Speciality Information Page Structure

Section 1

1. Code and name of the speciality. License amount.

01 Education 013 Primary Education. Master. Specialisations: Preschool Education, Practical Psychology. The license amount is 225.

2. Graduating Department.

Department of Primary and Preschool Education.

3. Basic disciplines (list).

    High School Pedagogy and Psychology

    Teaching Methods of High School Didactics

    Teaching Methods of Education Theory in High School

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Mathematics”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Languages and Literature”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Natural Science”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Social Studies”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Art”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Technology”

    Teaching Methods of the Educational Field “Health and Physical Education”

    Pedagogical Ethics of a High School Teacher

    Pedagogical Skills of a High School Teacher

Section 2

4. The graduate will be able to:

Rule: educational process of students in educational institutions of different levels of accreditation

Analyse: the market of educational services, innovative and information and communication technologies.

Develop: curricula and educational plans, lectures, practicals, laboratory classes, individual work, training program, work training program of consultations, presentation material, tests, exam tickets, visual, didactic manuals and other kinds of methodological support for various aspects of work.

Organise: scientific-research, methodical, advisory, prognostic, educational, corrective, diagnostic activity, basic and applied researches in the field of psychological and pedagogical sciences, management activity in educational establishments and educational institutions.

Provide: methods of teaching pedagogical and methodological disciplines in educational establishments of different levels of accreditation;

Control: pedagogical, educational, scientific-methodical and organisational-managerial activity in the system of general and higher (special) pedagogical education.

5. The graduate will be able to work as: a university teacher of different levels of accreditation, a teacher of primary school, an organiser of primary education, head of department of education management, head of scientific-methodical department, a practical psychologist, an educator in preschool educational institutions.

6. Qualification: teacher of pedagogy and methods of primary education, organiser of primary education.

7. Form of study: full-time, part-time (distance).

Speciality Information Page Structure

Section 1

1. Code and name of the speciality. License amount.

01 Education 012 Preschool Education. Bachelor. Specialisations: Primary Education, Practical Psychology, Foreign Language (English).

Full-time – 50, part-time (distance) – 50.

2. Graduating Department.

Department of Primary and Preschool Education.

3. Basic disciplines (list).

· Children Psychology

· Preschool Pedagogy

· Basics of Natural Science with Methodology

· Preschool Linguistics

· Basics of Fine Arts with Leadership Techniques

· Theory and Methods of Physical Education and Valeological Education

· Theory and Methods of Elementary Mathematical Representations Formation

· Theory and Methods of Musical Education

· Organisation and Leadership of Preschool Education and Methodical Work in Preschool

Section 2

4. The graduate will be able to:

Rule: educational work with children of early and preschool age.

Analyse: physical and mental development of preschool children, planning and conducting classes; advanced pedagogical experience of preschool education and creative introduction of it into their work; own pedagogical experience and predict its use, correction, dissemination; pedagogical, psychological, methodological literature and improvement on its basis of own experience (professional level); the work of tutors and their methodological assistance.

Develop: plans for conducting classes, educational activities with preschool children, ways of using means of physical and mental development of preschool children, methods and technologies of preschool education.

Organise: life activities of children on the basis of advanced methods and technology of pedagogical activity: concern for children’s health, study of individual personality traits of children, collecting facts of children’s behaviour, designing the development of personality of each child and children’s team, selection of new forms and methods aimed at forming a child attitude towards nature, the environment, other people and yourself, interest and culture of knowledge, pedagogical process in preschool, use of new forms that ensure the effective development of children, modelling and management of various activities of children, pedagogical management of behaviour and activity of children.

Provide: education and training of preschool children in preschool educational institutions of state, departmental and private subordination and in conditions of family upbringing.

Control: the nature of the impact of tools and methods on the physical and mental development of pre-schoolers.

5. The graduate will be able to work as: a preschool teacher, a teacher in all specialities in the field of preschool education (with a bachelor’s degree), a teacher of preschool children in boarding school, a tutor of preschool children in a children’s sanatorium, a family tutor (governor), a family education, a methodist educator, orphanage educator, a methodist inspector of education departments, an orphanage educator.

6. Qualification: teacher of early and preschool children.

7. Form of study: full-time, part-time (distance).

Speciality Information Page Structure

Section 1

1. Code and name of the speciality. License amount.

01 Education 012 Preschool education. Master. Specialisation: Primary Education.

Full-time – 100, part-time (distance) – 75.

2. Graduation Department.

Department of Primary and Preschool Education.

3. Basic disciplines (list).

    Preschool Pedagogy with Teaching Methods in Higher Education Institutions

    Child Psychology with Teaching Methods in Higher Education Institutions

    Wellness Technologies and Diagnostic Methods of Physical Development of Children

    Modern Technologies of Teaching Methods of Natural Science

    Modern Technologies of Teaching Methods of Language Development

    Modern Technologies of Teaching Mathematics

    Modern Foreign Pedagogical Concept

    Technologies of Pedagogical Research and Diagnostics in Preschool Education

    Actual Problems of Modern Preschool Education

    Organisational and Managerial Activity in Preschool Education

Section 2

4. The graduate will be able to:

Rule: educational process of students in educational institutions of different levels of accreditation

Analyse: the market of educational services, innovative and information and communication technologies.

Develop: curricula and educational plans, lectures, practicals, laboratory classes, individual work, training program, work training program of consultations, presentation material, tests, exam tickets, visual, didactic manuals and other kinds of methodological support for various aspects of work.

Organise: scientific-research, methodical, advisory, prognostic, educational, corrective, diagnostic activity, basic and applied researches in the field of psychological and pedagogical sciences, management activity in educational establishments and educational institutions.

Provide: methods of teaching pedagogical and methodological disciplines in educational establishments of different levels of accreditation;

Control: pedagogical, educational, scientific-methodical and organisational-managerial activity in the system of general and higher (special) pedagogical education.

5. The graduate will be able to work as: a university teacher of different levels of accreditation, a teacher of primary school, an organiser of primary education, head of department of education management, head of scientific-methodical department, a practical psychologist, an educator in preschool educational institutions.

6. Qualification: teacher of pedagogical disciplines and professional methods, organiser of preschool education, tutor of children of early and preschool age.

Specialisation qualification: primary school teacher.7. Form of study: full-time, part-time (distance).