MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PSHPU

Programme Objectives

The main aim is to shape general culture of the graduates, their professional and programme-oriented competences in accordance with the requirements of  Federal State Education Standards for World Education (FSES WE) in programme 44.04.01 (050100) "Pedagogical Education". Graduates will learn administrative, organizational and methodological management in the educational process in the domain of natural science and will specialize in the implementation of e-learning in educational institutions. Also, graduates will be prepared for designing of new educational resources, technologies and e-learning environments for education, as well as for carrying out educational activity with well-rounded implementation of e-learning technologies. 

Features of the Master’s Degree Programmes 

The students will learn advanced psychological and pedagogical approaches to teaching activities in emerging e-learning environment with the help of ICT, e-learning resources and Internet; develop e-learning systems; provide online educational services.

The focus of this master's programme is to produce a professional of the new generation, a teacher - moderator of the future. Who will innovate, design and implement new educational programmes of International Baccalaureate, an excellent technology expert, able to take into account most diverse regional, social and economic conditions, the one, who will design student's individual educational trajectories.

Educational programs will be conducted with the active use of e-learning and online learning technologies. Every student in the master's programme will be provided with guidance in selection and application of an individual educational trajectory utilizing PSHPU educational and scientific facilities.

Educational Aspects of the Programme

Programme "Teaching and Learning" is centred on personalized learning and consists of three modules: fundamental (modern aspects of pedagogy); methodological (actual problems of education); practice-oriented (computerization of education).

Over the two years of study graduates participate in various research projects, carry out work supported by grants and speak at conferences and seminars. The combination of practice-oriented education with fundamental scientific training enables graduates to become competent specialists who are so much in demand now in the education system.

Practice activity is organized at the International Baccalaureate schools.

Teaching and Learning 

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student. Our three programmes help students ages 3 to 19 develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in an increasingly globalized world. Founded in 1968, the IB currently works with more than 4,000 schools in 141 countries and offers three challenging programmes to more than 1 million students. The IB’s highly acclaimed, research-based curriculum encourages students to think critically.

Through heightened awareness of their own cultural and national identities, students develop open-mindedness and respect for individuals and the world at large. IB educators guide young minds toward intercultural understanding, encouraging higher-order thinking skills and varied perspectives. With a goal of creating a more harmonious and peaceful world, IB educators stimulate inquiry, balance and deep reflection. The IB is not just a course; it is a philosophy and pedagogy embraced by educators worldwide. We invite you to become a part of an education model that nurtures lifelong learners and influences education and leadership on a global scale.

Degree (diploma) – Master of Arts in Education (Russian), International Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching and Learning.

Students will learn:

    • general pedagogy, psychology;
    • the International Baccalaureate: mission and philosophy, curriculum, principles, governance structure;
    • methods of teaching and learning according to the International Baccalaureate Standards.

Students will receive qualification of IB Teacher.

Duration – 2 years.

Entry criteria – Bachelor's degree in any sphere, Language.

Language of instruction – English.

Course Design and Delivery

Basic Section

The role of science and education in global world

Methodology and methods of scientific research

Collaborative working

The use of informational and communication technologies (ICT)

Business Russian

Curriculum frameworks and articulation

Variable Section

Major Courses

The principles of assessment

Methods of providing effective feedback

IB teacher’s professional portfolio

Differentiation of assessment

Optional Courses

Designing assessment tasks and rubrics in the IB Diploma Programme

Designing assessment tasks and rubrics in the IB Middle Years Programme

Designing assessment tasks and rubrics in the IB Primary Years Programme

  

Teaching methodologies and the support of learning in the IB Diploma Programme

Teaching methodologies and the support of learning in the IB Middle Years Programme

Teaching methodologies and the support of learning in the IB Primary Years Programme

  

Differentiated teaching strategies in the IB Diploma Programme

Differentiated teaching strategies in the IB Middle Years Programme

Differentiated teaching strategies in the IB Primary Years Programme

  

Learning theories in the IB Diploma Programme

Learning theories in the IB Middle Years Programme

Learning theories in the IB Primary Years Programme

  

Developing assessment strategies in the IB Diploma Programme

Developing assessment strategies in the Middle Years Programme

Developing assessment strategies in the Primary Years Programme

  

Selection and evaluation of teaching and learning material in the IB Diploma Programme

Selection and evaluation of teaching and learning material in the Middle Years Programme

Selection and evaluation of teaching and learning material in the Primary Years Programme

Work Experience

Scientific Work

Scientific workshop

Field Experience

Field experience 

Pregraduation practice 

State Final Certification

Career Opportunities

A Master's Degree Programme graduate can work at international educational establishments and at International Baccalaureate schools.