Members profiles

doc. PhDr. Karel Pančocha, Ph.D.

is Head of the Institute and vice-dean of the PdF MU for Development and Internal Relations. His research activity focuses on social pathology for people with disabilities and social participation. It also guarantees teaching of methodology for students of the Doctoral study program Special Education and teaches within the field of Special Andragogy.
e-mail: pancocha@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 495 099
www: link to IS

PhDr. Mgr. Helena Vaďurová, Ph.D.

at the Institute he works as a deputy head and professional assistant. In his research, he focuses on teachers' attitudes towards inclusive education and its implementation, the didactic aspects of inclusive class leadership and the possibility of supporting people with disabilities / disadvantages in adulthood. These areas are also involved in national and international projects (cf. Projects).
e-mail: vadurova@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 495 668
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PhDr. Lenka Gajzlerová, Ph.D.

She works as an assistant at the Institute. She graduated in the field of Teaching Special Education and Teaching of Technical and Information Education, as well as in Doctoral studies in Special Education (SPU Specialization). The research explores the use of IT technologies and new multimedia technologies in special pedagogy, with emphasis on i-technology.
e-mail: gajzlerova@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 494 888
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Bc. Filip Habrman

At the institute he acts as a project reviewer. He studied missionary and charity work at St. Elizabeth College in Bratislava. He has worked for many years as a humanitarian worker on missions in Africa and Asia. He is currently engaged in medical and humanitarian activities under the auspices of the Diocesan Charity Brno and implements, inter alia, development projects aimed at supporting families with children with disabilities.
e-mail: filip.habrman@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 493 715
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Mgr. Lucie Jarkovská, Ph.D.

She works as an assistant at the Institute. She studied sociology and social policy and work at the Faculty of Social Studies at MU. The research addresses social inequalities in education, particularly in terms of gender and ethnicity. She is a lecturer in gender-sensitive education and sexual education. She is the author of the book Ethnographic research of gender reproduction in everyday school class and co-author of books with Genderer on the market: Deciding on further education of 15-year-olds and Ethnic diversity at school: Same in diversity.
e-mail: jarkovsk@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 493 628
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Mgr. Martina Kampichler, Ph.D.

She works as a researcher at the Institute. She studied sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. In the past, she taught at the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies of the Masaryk University and focused on gender mainstreaming and diversity. She researches early care and upbringing and sociology of childhood and works in projects of Early Age Pedagogy in Day Care Institutions in the Czech Republic (TACR) and Inclusion Barriers and their Overcoming - Implementation in the Czech Primary Schools (TACR). It focuses on qualitative research.
e-mail: kampichler@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 493 628
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Mgr. Lenka Kissová, Ph.D.

at the Institute he acts as a research and administrative worker in the project "Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Society" (Horizon 2020). She studied Social and Cultural Anthropology, European Studies and International Relations at Comenius University in Bratislava. She is currently studying doctoral studies in sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. Research is focused on issues of migration, political discourse, securitization, minorities and human rights. He teaches at the Department of Sociology of the FSS MU and at the Center for Foreign Cooperation of MU.
e-mail: lenka.kissova@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 493 885
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Mgr. Zuzana Lenhartová

she works as a researcher at the institute. She studied Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. Now he is studying doctoral studies in the special education field. Research is focused on issues of inequality, minorities and education of people with social disadvantage. For Pdf MU, he teaches the subjects of Statistics, Methodology and Sociology for Special Educators. She is currently working on "Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequality in Society" (Horizon 2020).
e-mail: lenhartova@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 494 823
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Mgr. Jana Obrovská, Ph.D.

she works as a researcher at the institute. She studied Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. The areas of her professional interest include sociology of education and culture. Research focuses mainly on ethnic diversity, education of ethnic minority students and the role of social disadvantage in the educational process. In the past, she has worked with various non-profit organizations and projects in these areas (Center for Inclusive Education, Roma Culture Museum, Embercombe). She has recently been a member of the project team of the Educational Strategy of Children of Migrants and Children from Ethnic Minorities (GAČR) and is currently working on the project "Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Society" (Horizon 2020). It focuses on qualitative research, especially on school ethnography.
e-mail: obr@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 494 044
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PhDr. Lucie Procházková, Ph.D.

She is an assistant professor at the institute, she also acts as an Erasmus + coordinator and a consultant for doctoral students in German. She studied Teaching Special Education and Teaching German Language and Literature. The research focuses on the transition of school-work, the employment of people with disabilities and integration into society. At PdF MU he is specializing in subjects such as Special Andragogy for Disabled People 1 and 2, Interventions in Adults with Disabilities, Snoezelen - Specifics in Adults with Disabilities, Disability in Adults and the subject Bildung und Förderung von Menschen mit Behinderung.
e-mail: prochazkova.lucie@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 49 4094
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Mgr. Victoria Shmidt, Ph.D.

She has been working at the institute since April 2013. She studied psychology and social work. It deals with the continuity of the development of education under socialism to the current state of education for children with disabilities and Roma. At the same time, education combines education and other levels of security with the rights of children with specific needs.
e-mail: 320753@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 496 103
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Mgr. Kateřina Sidiropulu Janků, Ph.D.

she works as a researcher at the institute. She studied masmedial studies and journalism and sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. She worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development of the Faculty of Science of the University of Ostrava and at the Department of Sociology of the FSS MU. She is a founding member of the Center for Cultural Sociology of Migration at FSS MU. Her specialization is ethnographic sociology, Czech-Roma relations, applied research and interdisciplinary cooperation. He is currently working on the implementation of the "Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequality in Society" project (Horizon 2020), which focuses on supporting the multilingual development of pre-school children in a socially disadvantaged environment in an international comparison.
e-mail: katerinasj@mail.muni.cz
tel .: tel: 54949 5348
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Mgr. Lenka Slepičková, Ph.D.

She works as an assistant at the Institute. He studied Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies at MU. The research focuses on the social context of inclusion, in particular the attitudes of the various actors (teachers, parents, the public) to inclusion, participating in both qualitative and quantitative research in this area. At the PfF MU, he is also involved in the implementation of the Global Storylines Pedagogical Approach into the Czech elementary school environment (in cooperation with the NaZemi non-profit organization). He teaches bachelor, master and doctoral courses in research methodology in pedagogy and sociology.
e-mail: slepickova@ped.muni.cz
tel .: 549 494 823
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Mgr. Katarína Slezáková

e-mail: kslezakova@mail.muni.cz,
tel .: 549 494 602
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Mgr. Martin Vrubel, Ph.D.

graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University and the doctoral study program Special Education at the Faculty of Education of MU. Currently, he works as an assistant professor at the Institute for Inclusive Education Research, where he addresses the issue of school and social inclusion of people with visual disabilities throughout their lives, the concept of visual disability in Europe, removing barriers for people with disabilities and supporting families in crisis. For the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University lectures for example the following subjects: Fundamentals of Ophthalmology, Functional Vision and Ophthalmology.
e-mail: vrubel.m@mail.muni.cz
tel .: 549 493 676
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External cooperation

Mgr. Pavel Sochor, Ph.D.

He works as an assistant at the Institute. She has long been involved in arteteraphy and inclusive art education for people with disabilities, especially mental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. He professionally publishes the themes of art brut, outsider art and disability art in the context of school and social inclusion. In practice, he works as an arteterapeut, artistic and special pedagogue.
e-mail: sochorart@seznam.cz
www: link to IS