About Departments

 
Head of Department
 
Dr. Ana Uka auka@beder.edu.al
 
Department E-mail
 
phed@beder.edu.al
 

The Department of Educational Sciences is part of the Faculty of Philology and Education. In compliance with the Law on Higher Education in Albania, the Department of the Educational Sciences operates as a basic teaching and research unit which comprises of homogenous fields of research within the scope of the field of educational sciences. 

 
This department offers 2 study programs at bachelor’s level, respectively Bachelor in Counselling Psychology and Pedagogy and Bachelor in Preschool and Primary Education, as well as two study programs of the second cycle of studies, namely Master of Science in Counselling Psychology and Pedagogy, and Master of Science in Educational Management, Curriculum Planning and Development. The language of instruction in all of these study programs is English thereby, offering to the students greater opportunities to further their academic and professional career after their graduation, and to allow them for a greater mobility for transferring their studies in parallel or similar programs offered by western universities and beyond. 
 
The Bachelor Program in Preschool and Primary Education offers education and formation for all those students interested on building their professional career as teachers of preschool and primary education, and enables them to further their career as researchers and scholars in the field of educational sciences. 
 
The Bachelor Program in Counselling Psychology and Pedagogy and further on the Master of Science in Counselling Psychology and Pedagogy Program has been designed to offer students an intellectual and applied professional advancement in the field of Counseling psychology and Pedagogy. Special in its own kind, among the study programs offered by the institutions of higher education in Albania, the program equips students with theoretical and critical knowledge in the fields of psychology, counseling and pedagogy thereby enabling them to apply the principles of counseling psychology to diagnose and treat behavioral and conduct problems in individuals and  promotes their becoming dignified contributors to the psychological service offered in the Albanian schools. 
 
Mission
 
The mission of the Department of Educational Sciences is to offer high quality education to bachelor and master level students, and enable students to contribute constructively in the educational, cultural and social issues on a local and European context. Besides contributing to the education of qualified individuals, successful prospective teachers and professionals in the field of counseling psychology and pedagogy, the  mission of the Department of Educational Sciences is also sustaining and promoting perfection in teaching, scholarly research and community service  through a philosophy of education that holds universal values at its basis. 
 
 
Vision
 
The Department of Educational Sciences will bring novelties in the student's skill enhancement and preparation through a successful interweaving of the theoretical and critical thought with the praxis and internship in different national and international institutions. 
With its contribution in the field of  Educational Sciences, the department will target the achievement of high levels of academic lore, competence and applied knowledge for the students, thereby enabling them to adapt to the job market requirements and making them feel accomplished personally and professionally as dignified citizens to a global and dynamic society.

Members of the Council of the Department:

Nr. Title Name Surname e-Mail
1 PhD Ana Uka auka@beder.edu.al
2 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tidita Abdurrahmani tabdurrahmani@beder.edu.al
3 PhD Jonida Tirana jtirana@beder.edu.al
4 PhD Irena Shehu ishehu@beder.edu.al
5 MSc. Erilda Ajaz eajaz@beder.edu.al
6 MSc. Eduina Maksuti emaksuti@beder.edu.al
7 MSc. Klevis Topi ktopi@beder.edu.al

 

Semester

1

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology English A 64 61 3.50 5
2 PRD 111 Art, Music and Game I (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
3 EFL 103 Advanced English I English E 80 45 5.00 5
4 ELL 115 Communication Skills I English C 48 53 3.00 4
5 CMP 141 Information and Communication Systems Albanian E 64 70 3.50 5
6 Elective D 0 0 -
7 Albanian Elective D 0 0 -
Total 304 306 18 30

Semester

2

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 EFL 104 Advanced English II English C 80 40 5.00 5
2 ELL 102 Academic Writing English A 48 77 3.00 5
3 PRD 112 Art, Music and Game II (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 78 3.00 5
4 EDU 104 Introduction to Pedagogy Albanian, English A 64 32 3.50 4
5 PSD 102 Sociology of Education English B 64 34 3.50 4
6 PRD 102 Principles of Teaching and Learning English A 48 44 3.00 4
7 Elective D 0 0 -
Total 352 305 21 30

Semester

3

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 EDU 213 Classroom Management English B 48 70 3.00 5
2 PRD 213 Education of Students with Special Needs in Preschool Education I English B 64 59 3.50 5
3 PRD 223 Planning and Evaluation I (Preschool Education) English, Turkish B 48 77 3.00 5
4 PRD 215 Language and Literacy Development I (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
5 PRD 217 Language and Literacy Development I (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective D 0 0 -
Total 256 360 15.5 30

Semester

4

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PRD 216 Language and Literacy Development II (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 72 3.00 5
2 PRD 218 Language and Literacy Development II (Primary Education) English B 64 61 3.50 5
3 PRD 220 Spelling and Writing Albanian, English B 48 68 3.00 5
4 PRD 224 Planning and Evaluation II (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
5 PRD 214 Education of Students with Special Needs II (Primary Education) English B 48 67 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective D 0 0 -
Total 256 345 15.5 30

Semester

5

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PSD 301 Philosophy and Theory of Education English A 48 78 3.00 5
2 PRD 311 Mathematics Teaching Albanian, English A 48 78 3.00 5
3 PRD 313 Social and Life Sciences Teaching Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
4 PRD 315 Natural Sciences Teaching English B 48 82 3.00 5
5 PRD 321 Figurative Education Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective D 0 0 -
Total 240 392 15 30

Semester

6

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PRD 314 Physical Education and Sports in Preschool and Primary Education Albanian, English B 48 57 3.00 4
2 PRD 318 Basic Anatomy and Hygiene in Preschool Education English C 64 35 3.50 4
3 PRD 322 Thesis Albanian, English F 128 97 5.00 9
4 PRD 320 Practice Albanian, English E 144 81 5.00 9
5 Elective D 0 0 -
Total 384 270 16.5 30

Elective Courses

Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
PRD 317 Teaching in Integrated Classes Albanian, English D 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 319 Family and Children's Rights English D 48 77 3.00 5
EFL 104 Advanced English II English C 80 40 5.00 5
HST 101 History of Albania Albanian B 48 52 3.00 4
ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian C 64 62 4.00 5
ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian B 64 64 4.00 5
ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian B 64 62 4.00 5
ELL 116 Communication Skills II English B 48 52 3.00 4
PSD 201 Research Methods in Social Sciences English A 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 209 Observation in School English B 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 211 Multicultural Curricula and Teaching English D 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 204 Social Psychology English A 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 212 Education System and School Management in Albania Albanian D 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 222 Theories of Child Development English D 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 315 Moral Psychology English B 48 78 3.00 5
EDU 102 Psychology of Education English A 48 67 3.00 5
PSD 314 Group Dynamics and Counseling English B 64 36 3.50 4
PSD 316 Communication in Family English D 64 58 3.50 5
PRD 226 Drama and Animation English D 64 61 3.50 5
PRD 316 Parent Involvement in Preschool and Primary Education English D 64 36 3.50 4
PRD 323 Selected Literature for Children English D 48 77 3.00 5
ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian C 64 64 4.00 5
AFL 101 Albanian for Foreigners I Albanian D 48 82 3.00 5
AFL 102 Albanian for Foreigners II Albanian D 48 78 3.00 5
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology Albanian C 48 109 3.00 6


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