Special Andragogy

Come in the follow-up Master's study to study Special Andragogy!

What's going on?

Special Andragogy is a specialization in the follow-up master's study of special pedagogy, as well as Psychopedia or Speech Therapy. It focuses on education, support and development of people with disabilities and disadvantages in adolescence, adulthood and old age. Special Andragogy focuses more closely on integrating into all areas of life, promoting active and meaningful fulfillment of each day. Andragogy is based on the idea that we can educate and develop all our lives. Specialization of Special Andragogy may be chosen by a graduate of any specialization in Bc. study of special pedagogy.

Why is this specialization important and up to date?

It responds to changes in society, goes with the times. In recent years, the average age of the population has increased, with not only an increase in the number of active people in old age, but also in the number of people in need of other people's assistance in everyday life. Therefore, we need to be educated and able to provide this care and support.

What will I learn?

  • Get an overview of adults with disabilities or social disadvantages and socio-pathological behaviors in different life situations
  • Thanks to professional experience you can test and consolidate the acquired knowledge and skills from the theory, and then help you find your way to the future
  • In practice, you will have the opportunity to discuss your experiences and share your concerns
  • You will create communication strategies to work in helping professions
  • You can consult the advice not only for individuals with disabilities or disadvantages, but also for their family

Will I find a job?

Definitely! There are countless possibilities for future dreamjob, both in the field of social services and education, health, prison, and in promoting employment, both in the state and non-governmental sectors. As a graduate you can focus on special pedagogical or activation activities, counseling, work at offices, etc. You can work with people in different life situations, from school to work, in developing and maintaining skills and promoting independence, with people during or after a medical stay or passing a sentence. The possibilities of application are very diverse. Special Andragogy graduate becomes a full-fledged special teacher according to Act No. 563/2004 Coll. on pedagogical staff and social worker according to Act No. 108/2006 Coll. on social services.

Where to practice?

With a wide range of future applications, you can choose from a wide range of equipment that enables professional practice. Students can bring new up-to-date information and skills to the facility, while staff at the facilities enrich students with experience. To achieve this mutual benefit, we have a number of faculty facilities dedicated to adults and actively accompanying our students.

We will be happy to provide you with more information: prochazkova.lucie@ped.muni.cz