Attestation work

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Educational staff attestation is a verification of acquired competencies, which defines the professional standard for the relevant category and subcategory of the employee who acquired them on the basis of continuous education, performance of pedagogical or professional activity and self-education.

According to the Decree of the Ministry of Education of the SR on continuous education, credits and attestations of pedagogical employees and professional employees (445/2009 Coll.), The content of the attestation work is objective knowledge, which is in accordance with the current scientific knowledge and is defined by the chosen topic, performed by pedagogical activity or professional activity , where the author qualifies. The content of the teacher’s attestation work is also defined by the field of study or the subject for which he / she meets the qualification requirements and which he / she chose to perform the attestation. The assessment of attestation work takes into account its legislation adjusted:

The first attestation is focused on the application of the employee’s creative experience in solving professional-educational problems of pedagogical activity and according to the defined professional standards of individual categories and sub-categories of pedagogical staff.

The second attestation is focused on the application of significant innovations and demonstration of the employee’s creative experience in solving professional-educational problems of pedagogical activity and according to the defined professional standards of individual categories and subcategories of pedagogical staff.

The scope of attestation work for the first attestation is:

  • (a) between 25 and 35 pages for at least second-level higher education;
  • (b) 22 to 28 pages for first-level university education;
  • c) 18 to 24 pages for full secondary general education, full secondary vocational education or higher vocational education.

You can find all the necessary information on the website of the Methodological and Pedagogical Center.

The scope of the attestation work for the second qualification of a teaching staff or the second attestation of a professional employee is 40 to 60 pages. Attestation examination means an oral examination of the drawn topic of the relevant thematic area or a practical demonstration of the performance of the activity from the drawn topic of the relevant topic area. Topics for oral examination or practical demonstration of performance shall be made public no later than 30 days before the examination.