Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Kaposvár Campus, Institute of Educational Sciences
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Educational /Higher education
Guba Sándor u. 40.
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
Prof. Dr. Krisztián Józsa
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
The Hungarian University of Agricultural and Life Sciences is one of the largest universities in Hungary, with 13000 students. The university has campuses in Budapest, Gödöllő, Gyöngyös, Kaposvár, Keszthely and other cities of the country. The Institute of Education is located on the Kaposvár Campus, which has the largest student population. The Institute's profile is teacher education.
The Institute of Education plays a leading role in teacher training in Hungary, providing a significant proportion of teacher training in the South Transdanubian region of the country. It trains teachers in the fields of early childhood education, kindergarten education, teaching and special education. These basic courses are followed by a master's degree in education and a master's degree in children's culture, as well as a range of teacher training courses. There are also nationally unique areas of teacher training, such as animal assisting, which are available. In line with its training offer, the Institute's teachers' research focuses on early childhood development opportunities and methods for children aged 0-12 years.
In addition to teacher training, other institutes on the Kaposvár Campus offer training in agriculture, technology and the arts. In each of these areas of training, the results of the QuILL project can be used in both general and special language teaching.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
MATE University has a long tradition in teacher training in the souther region of Hungary. Moreover, the university has a high prestige in higer education in agriculture and veterinary. In all the above mentioned trainings the outputs of QuILL project can be used both in teaching languages for general or specific purposes.