This Year’s Data Confirm That Graduates of the Faculty of Education Work at Schools
According to the Dean Pavel Mentlík, many people think that most graduates of the Faculty of Education feel demotivated and, therefore, decide to work outside of the education system.
statements were made by politicians who participated in recent elections.
However, the results of a survey carried out among graduates showed a
completely different result.
is carried out among graduates of teaching study programmes, including the
Bachelor's programme Preschool Teacher Training and the Master's programmes
Teacher Training for Primary and Secondary Schools. The questionnaire was sent to 186 graduates who finished their studies
this year. The survey response rate was 96%.
"We wanted to find out how many graduates
teach in the course of their studies and continue teaching after
says the Dean of the Faculty of Education Pavel Mentlík. "This year, we focused on whether they
get a job position at the grade for which they are qualified. Moreover, we
focused in more detail on future teachers of the second grade of elementary
schools and secondary schools. We wanted to find out if they teach subjects for
which they are qualified. We also monitor in which regions our students teach,
" specifies the Dean.
survey showed that 88% of graduates either teach in the course of their
studies and stay in education after graduation (74% of students) or enter the
education system after graduation (14%). The figures are similar to those of
from last year. 91%
of graduates who remain in education got a job position at the grade for which
they are qualified.
This year, 66 future teachers for the second
grade of primary schools and secondary schools graduated from the Faculty of
Education. 93% of respondents said
that they would teach the subjects they qualified for at the Faculty. "This is very important information for
us. It shows that educating students according to the set specializations makes
sense because school principals are interested in them," says the Dean
of the Faculty.
Faculty of Education
| Šárka Stará
26. 10. 2021