Course: School Development Strategy

« Back
Course title School Development Strategy
Course code KPR/4331
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kroufek Roman, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is determined by 6 pm. Contact teaching. Topics marked ztučněným letters be delivered within contact teaching. Other topics will be the subject of a separate study (8 hrs.) Based on compulsory and recommended literature. Table of Contents: 1. Introduction and program of the course, an introduction to the aims and content, with a recommended expanding literature. Requirements for credit assignment and essay. 2. Characteristics of basic concepts (strategy, vision, mission, goals). 3. Theory and the importance of strategic planning, types of plans. 4. Creating a school development plan, process and phases. 5. Internal and external determinants. 6. Strategic quality planning, quality management, school self-evaluation. 7th SWOT analysis. 8. The evaluation, self-assessment, monitoring and evaluation. 9. Solution of case studies. 10. Information and Communication System schools. 11. Image school. 12. Culture and school climate. 13. Presentation of seminar papers students. 14. Evaluation of seminars, credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course introduces students to the basic concepts of school development strategy, internal and external determinants influencing the development of schools as methods for their detection. Emphasis is placed on basic phases of strategic planning, key areas of long-term planning and the importance of evaluation and school self-evaluation. Students will learn about SWOTT analysis and factors affecting image, school climate and school culture. Students will master to characterize the basic concepts associated with the development strategy of the school, understand the importance of strategic planning for the school and will be able to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge of the subject in practice.
Students will master to characterize the basic concepts associated with the development strategy of the school, understand the importance of strategic planning for the school and theoretical knowledge of the subject can be applied in practice.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student working on assignments and tasks drawn cast in pre-announced deadline. 1. Processing essay. Topics for the seminar work will be presented in the introduction to the subject. 2. Letters of 3 selected processing tasks specified in the study support. 3. 100% active participation in lessons. Study support is available at: Guest Access - password: host
Recommended literature
  • Adair, J. E. Efektivní motivace. Praha, Alfa Publishing, 2004.
  • ARMSTRONG, M. Jak být ještě lepším manažerem. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995.
  • BACÍK, F. A KOL. Úvod do teorie a praxe školského managementu II.. Praha: Karolinum, 1995. ISBN 80-7184-025-4.
  • BEČVÁŘOVÁ, Z. Současná mateřská škola a její řízení.. Praha: Portál, 2003.
  • EGER, L. a kol. Strategie rozvoje školy. Plzeň: CECHTUMA, 2002.
  • HRON, J.; Tichá, I.; Dohnal, J. Strategické řízení. Praha: ČZU nakladatelství Credit, 1998.
  • LEDNICKÝ, V. Strategické řízení. Ostrava: Repronis, 2006.
  • PITRA, Z. Základy managementu. Praha: Kamil Mařík - Professional Publishing, 2007.
  • PRÁŠILOVÁ, M. Vybrané kapitoly ze školského managementu pro pedagogické pracovníky. Olomouc: UP, 2006. ISBN 80-244-1415-5.
  • SULEŘ, O. Zvládáte své manažerské role?. Praha: Computer Press, 2002.
  • SVĚTLÍK, J. Marketing školy. Zlín, EKKA, 1996. ISBN 80-902200-8-8.
  • SVOBODA, J. a kol. Strategie rozvoje školy. Praha, 1999.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Pre-schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter