Education and Training of Adult Educators in Serbia Aleksandra Pejatovic, Ph.D. Faculty of Philosophy University of Belgrade Serbia & Montenegro
Content: • The education of future andragogues at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade • Project “Teacher training and training of teachers”
The current curriculum of Andragogy course at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade • General subjects – Introduction to the theory of society, Foreign language (which can be English, German, French, Russian, Spanish and Italian)
The current curriculum of Andragogy course at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade (II) • Specialized subjects - General pedagogy, General psychology with the psychology of personality, Introduction to philosophy with basis of ethics, Statistics in andragogy, Social psychology, Psychology of adulthood and aging, Optional courses (Social pathology, Sociology of labor, Sociology of culture, Family sociology and Theory of knowledge)
The current curriculum of Andragogy course at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade (III) • Narrow specialization – History of adult education, General andragogy, Psychology of adult learning, Research methods in adragogy, Andragogical didactics, Andragogy of labor, Comparative andragogy, Theory of organization in adult education, Social andragogy, Education planning and human resource development, Andragogy of leisure, Andragogy of mass communications, Methodic of basic adult education and Family andragogy.
The system of studies of andragogy at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade • A basic four year program of studies in andragogy (graduate in andragogy); • Graduate specialized studies that last three semesters (andragogue specialized in certain area); • Graduate master’s studies (master of andragogy); • Possibility of writing and acquiring a doctorate (Ph.D. in andragogy); • Different types of continuing education of graduates in andragogy.
Project “Teacher training and training of teachers” • The project’s term of reference • The target group of the project • Three levels of work • Seven basic program modules • Fifteen multipliers • Four groups with, on the average, 20 students per class, over a total of nine days of advanced training • The training method • The continuing development of the project
Seven basic program modules • Position and role of the teacher in adult education • Visualization, presentation, moderation • Active adult learning • Interactive teaching in adult education • Cognitive processes in teaching adults • Management in education • Evaluation in education