About the Department

The Department of Special Education, Masaryk University in Brno was founded on 1st September 1994. The foundation was based on requests on the part of students and thanks to the understanding and great support of the faculty and university management.

Based on a selection procedure
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc.
was appointed the Head of the Department

Address:
Katedra speciální pedagogiky Pedagogické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity, Poříčí 9, 603 00 Brno
Telephone: 00 420 549 491 665
Fax: 00 420 549 491 620
E-mail: vitkova@ped.muni.cz

The main aim of the department is to prepare future teachers with regard to current trends. It is reflecting the current focus on integration of children/pupils with learning difficulties to mainstream schools and institutions.

The process of formation of the Special Education Study Programme at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University reflected the following:
  • current trends in education of students with learning difficulties abroad;
  • possible ways of integration of students with learning difficulties and their education together with students in mainstream schools as it is ensured by the Czech legislation after 1989;
  • the needs of the South Moravian Region.


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