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A visitor is offered the most important events, issues and phenomena from the Czech history of education, pedagogy and school system in a loose chronological sequence.
Key events are chosen that have substantially advanced the development of education with respect to the overall period situation in Europe or which significantly influenced European development of education and literacy.
The exhibition presents historical roots of contemporary and future development of education. The authors of
the exposition created various layers, which put the presented dominant events in the time period context and explain
what role education played in various historical periods.
Topics of the exhibition:
1. The Beginnings of Christian Education (9th - 14th century)
2. The Prague University and Its International Importance (the second half of the 14th century - the beginning of the 15th century)
3. The Golden Age of Humanism (15th - 16th century)
4. The Birth of Modern Pedagogy (15th - 17th century)
5. Lights and Shadows of the Baroque, or the Baroque Bridge to Modern Education (17th – the 1st half of the 18th century)
6. The Legacy of J. A. Comenius (1592 - 1670) to the World - Education for All
7. The Path towards General Literacy (18th century)
8. Education of the Modern Nation (the second half of the 18th century - the beginning of the 19th century)
9. Tradition of Czech Education in the 19th Century
10. Education in the State of Thomas Garrigue Masaryk (1918 - 1938)
11. Education and Totality (1938 - 1989)
12. Democracy and Plurality in Education (present)
The exhibition also presents:
- historical room for teaching devices
- interactive programme: J. A. Comenius – Life, Work, Legacy
- projection of documentaries
Every year, the exposition will be supplied with supporting short-term thematic exhibitions.
Visual layout: Jaroslav Obst
Cooperation with scientific and cultural institutions of the Czech Republic and abroad.
Under the auspices of the Czech Commission for the UNESCO
Partnership of the Capital City of Prague
The Deputy Ministers J. Kitzberger and J. Dűrr together with the Director of the Museum M. Pánková symbolically opened the new exhibit about Czech education.
A display of school pictures from the second half of 19. century is one of hundreds of precious and interesting exhibited objects that tell the story of Czech and European educations system in historical context.
To see more photos from the exhibit click here.
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