The Educational Research Center (ERC) as a part of the Faculty of Education UMB was set up in 2015 with the aim to develop research in the field of education. ERC follows the activities of the former Institute for Science and Research, which has been active since 2011. The main tasks of ERC are scientific research, consultancy, expertise and co-ordination work in the area of science-research activities at Pedagogical Faculty MBU.
Researchers of ERC actively create and solve research projects focused on current educational problems, e.i. ethics in education, new curriculum based on competences, teaching strategies, professional development of teachers, student teachers classroom practice, scientific literacy of doctoral students, adult competences. Projects are supported mostly by national grant agencies (KEGA, VEGA, APVV) and ESF.
ERC also provides wide range of activities which support doctoral students, i.e. workshops covering themes such as publication strategy, interdisciplinarity, etc.
In the long-term perspective, ERC will follow the fulfillment of its intentions in three areas: - educational research, - education, consultancy, expertise, - co-ordination work.
WHERE TO FIND US:
Educational Research Centre FE UMB
974 11 Banská Bystrica
phone: +421 48 446 4517