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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Pedagogy of personal and social development - APD519009
Title: Pedagogika osobnostně sociálního rozvoje
Guaranteed by: Department of Education (21-KPED)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 65 / 45 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Josef Valenta, CSc.
Mgr. Jiří Kropáč, LL.M., Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Jiří Kropáč, LL.M., Ph.D.
Annotation -
Course objective:
Students have a basic overview of the issue of personality-oriented school education and development of life
skills in vista
Within the framework of school education in the Czech Republic, they can systematically and clearly describe the structure of personal and social education
as in
The curriculum of anchored forms of personal social development are characterized by available educational systems in the Czech Republic
personal and social development of school clients and further education.
Course syllabus:
Life situations (interaction, relationship, etc.) and skills needed for them; personal and social development as an educational one
in general; types of personal and social development; personality and social education as a cross-curricular theme of FEP BE and FEP G;
theoretical constructs relating specifically to personal and social education; personal and social education curriculum a
means of its implementation; activity concept of education in the field of life skills; structured pedagogical
systems dealing with personal and social development (drama education, social training, global education,
experiential education and others).

Study literature:

Valenta, J. (2006) Personality and social education and its ways to the pupil. Kladno: AISIS.
Valenta, J. (2013) Didactics of personal and social education. Prague: Grada Publishing.
Valenta, J. (2017) Cross-cutting theme Personal and social education. Background study on the revision of the framework
programs. Prague: NUV. Available at:

Betrand, Y. (1998) Contemporary Theories of Education. Prague: Portal.
Ding, S. & Littelton, K. (2005) Children's Personal and Social Development. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
Goleman, D. (1997) Emotional Intelligence. Prague: Columbus.
Hermochová, S. (2006) Group dynamics in the classroom. Kladno: AISIS.
Karnsová, M. (1995) How to build a good relationship between teacher and pupil. Prague: Portal.
Kolařík, M. (2011) Interactive psychological training. Prague: Grada Publishing.
Machková, E. (2004) How to learn drama education. Prague: DAMU.
McLaughlin & C., Byers, R. (2001) Personal and Social Development for All. London: David Fulton, Publisher.
Framework Education Program for Primary Education. (2016) Prague: MEYS.
Valenta, J. (1999) Drama education and socio-psychological training - comparison of systems. Prague: ISV.
Last update: Valenta Josef, doc. PhDr., CSc. (09.10.2019)
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