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B.Sc.Social Pedagogy

Tuition fee €2,000.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time

Overview

Graduateas will be able to:
Evaluate students’ needs; plan social pedagogical help for students; utilize methods of individual
work with the students; organize student’s activities, helping better their social functioning;
analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of social pedagogical work; evaluate student’s standing in a
social group; organize student’s activities in a group, analyse and evaluate the changes in a group;
evaluate the student’s environment, organize the public’s education in order to avoid negative social
pedagogical occurrences; analyse the effectiveness of preventive work; communicate and cooperate
with student’s family members, educational institutions, and other organizations, coordinate
social pedagogical help for the students, work in teams; apply methods of social research.

Career opportunities

Pedagogy Internships:
Observational practice for social pedagogues – observation and analysis of social pedagogue’s
work in connection to the pupil’s social well-being; discussion of pupils’ social problems in educational (care-centre) institutions; analysis of a social pedagogue’s activities and functions in an institution, analysis of preventative work plans.
Social pedagogue assistant’s practice – analysis and reflection on social pedagogue’s work in
various educational institutions. Communicating with pupils and other participants of the education process, recognising upcoming problems, analysis of their solutions; creating a positive pedagogic interaction and maintaining it; analysing the forms and ways to communicate with parents; strengthening skills of creating a preventative work plan for an institution; participation in practical tasks along with a social pedagogue, joining correctional activities with at-risk children and their families; reflecting on the importance of a social pedagogue’s consultation activity.
Pedagogic practice with the help of a mentor – strengthening skills of creating a preventative work
plan for an institution; participation in practical tasks along with a social pedagogue, joining
correctional activities with at-risk children and their families; reflecting on the importance of a social pedagogue’s consultation activity. Independent social pedagogue’s practice – improving students’ practical skills on establishing and solving pupils’ social, educational, behavioural, and personal contact problems; prompting initiative, creativity and innovation implementation through independent work with pupils, while providing pedagogical-social support and striving to achieve a non-formal leader’s position.

Graduates can work as pedagogues in all types of educational, social care, and community
institutions, child protective services, refugee centres, non-governmental organisations and other
public sector institutions, work in accordance with the chosen specialization.

Apply now! Fall semester 2017/18
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2017 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2017

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States