University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Materials Science seated
in Trnava, Department of Engineering Pedagogy and Psychology, http://web.mtf.stuba.sk/sk/pracoviska/katedry/kipp/index_1024.htm,
provides pre-graduate and post-graduate training of technical subjects
teachers. Key research activities of the department have been oriented
towards competences in pedagogy of VET teachers, innovation of training
of technical subjects teachers, and quality of education.
of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of National Economy, Department of
offers pre-graduate and post-graduate training of economic subjects teachers.
Its research activities have been focused in particular on innovations
in economic education including new curriculum development.
University of Košice: Department of Engineering Education, http://www.tuke.sk/kip/,
offers complementary pedagogical study for secondary vocational subjects
teachers – diploma engineers, with teacher qualification. The department
is accredited by the international organisation Internationale Gessellschaft
für Ingenieurpädagogik (IGIP) in Klagenfurt. The Centre for Information
and Telecommunication Technology, http://www.tuke.sk/CITT/,
conducts research on the application of artificial intelligence, on expert
activities in the field of operational systems, and on educational activities
related to ICT.
Bel University, Banska Bystrica: Faculty of Economics provides study programmes
in tourist trade, economy and business management, public economy and services.
The scope of its research activities also includes human resource and quality
management issues. Research activities of the Department of Economics and
Human Sciences, http://www.econ.umb.sk/katedry/asp/ke.asp,
are focused e.g. on the issues of European citizenship and the implementation
of EU legislation in the field of administrative law into the system of
public administration in the SR. The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department
of Informatics, http://www.fpv.umb.sk/kat/ki/,
is focused on educational activities and research in the field of ICT.
Jozef Safarik University Kosice, Faculty of Natural Science, Research and
Educational Centre for ICT, http://vecit.science.upjs.sk/,
provides educational and research activities in the field of ICT.
University, Bratislava, http://www.uniba.sk/,
Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Social and Economy
Sciences, Faculty of Natural Science Research and Educational Centre for
ICT. The Comenius University is the oldest and greatest university in the
SR. As a scientific institution it comprises research in almost all scientific
of Constantine the Philosopher, Nitra, Faculty of Education, Institute
of Technology Education, http://www.utv.ukf.sk/,
provides training of future teachers in didactics and technology. The research
activities are focused primarily on the application of ICT in education,
and on the creation of an educational environment.
of Trnava, Faculty of Education, http://pdf.truni.sk/,
provides teacher training for basic and secondary school teachers. Within
its research activities the priority is given to the application of ICT
in education and to educational theory.
of Social Sciences, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, http://www.saske.sk/SVU/,
is focused on research in history, sociology and social psychology. The
topics in the field of social sociology research also include human capital
issues, with links to the educational system and labour market.
for Sociology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, http://www.sociologia.sav.sk/,
aims at the research of current problems of the Slovak society resulting
from political and social changes in the SR.
Institute of Child Psychology and Patho-psychology, Bratislava, http://www.vudpap.host.sk/,
is the only institution in the SR dealing with a comprehensive research
of mental development of children. The activities comprise research in
the three key areas: mental development of healthy children, mental development
of handicapped children, and the issues of social development of children
for Labour and Family Research (up to 2006 Centre for Work and Family Studies),
arose in 2003 from the merger of the Bratislava International Centre for
Family Studies and the Research Institute of Labour, Social Affairs and
Family. The Occupational Safety Research and Educational Institute became
a part of it in 2004. The Institute is affiliated to the Ministry of Labour,
Social Affairs and the Family of the SR, with a focus on sociological
research related to social and family policy, labour market and employment
policy, and occupational safety and health.
Institute of VET, Bratislava, http://www.siov.sk/,
is affiliated to the Ministry of Education SR . It is a methodological,
pedagogical, co-ordinating and training institution responsible for vocational
education and training issues at secondary VET schools. The activities
include the development of educational programmes and educational standards,
co-operation in development of textbooks, in-service teacher training,
involvement in international projects, developing methods for simulation
of activities for training firms.
Institute for Education, Bratislava, http://www.statpedu.sk/,
is affiliated to the Ministry of Education of the SR . Its mission is to
carry out research in education and to provide pedagogical guidance to
primary and secondary (especially grammar) schools. The main activities
include curriculum development, consultancy, methodology and in-service