Pedagogical Education

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The situation with pedagogic education and development of teaching staff in Germany can be described as orientation on ideals of humanistic pedagogy and psychology. In this regard, the situation in German school reflects leading development trends of the world pedagogical process. This inevitably brings to the forefront a complex of problems connected with recognizing the personality value, forming its self-consciousness and providing conditions for self-determination and self-development. Modern development trends of German school can be described by clearly expressed transition in teacher-student relations from subject-to-object to subject-to-subject and conversational relations involving full self-fulfillment of one’s potential by each student.…show more content…
First, this is a growing network of seminars, educational centers and courses, training school teachers in accordance with humanistic pedagogy and psychology. Good examples are the Wolford School seminars widely spread around different German federal states. Second, this means a change in educational plans and programs of higher educational establishments towards increasing various practice-oriented forms and methods of education, detailed study of personal psychology, pedagogical psychology and different tactics and methods of psychotherapy work and methods of personal psychological aid. Third, this leads to reproportioning of fundamental and special education in German Universities where professional specialization comes after long-term studying of the basics of fundamental sciences for three…show more content…
Senior high school teaching staff development is based on forming their knowledge of academic disciplines primarily. Only after that, attention is paid to pedagogies. Within this framework, first phase of education highlights two-three special subjects, which the student will be teaching in the future. In most federal states the first phase of education includes school practice within the theoretical framework. Its procedure varies from state to state. By the end of the theoretical phase students have to pass their first state
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