MIL-OSI Translation: PH Zug: New master’s degree in curative education in schools


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Source: Swiss Canton Zug – news in German

MEDIA RELEASE In the field of curative education in schools, there has been a lack of qualified staff for years to optimally support children and young people with learning and developmental impairments. In order to facilitate personnel recruitment at the Zug schools, a corresponding training is to be developed at the University of Education in Zug. The new course will start in the 2023/24 academic year.

The canton of Zug has so far participated in a concordat with the intercantonal college for curative education (HfH) in Zurich for the training of curative educators in schools. In the event of a shortage of study places at the HfH, the agreed cantons are preferred to other cantons. At the same time, the cantons of the agreement bear part of the costs of the entire operation of the HfH.

The University of Education in Zug is currently running the kindergarten / 1st-3rd degree courses. Primary class as well as 1.-6. Primary class. From the 2023/24 academic year, a master’s course in curative education is to be offered. From the point of view of the Zug schools, a contribution can be made to better recruitment of the highly sought-after specialist staff. At the same time, there is an attractive career option for teachers with an on-site training opportunity.

The new course should be characterized by a strong practical orientation, personalization with individual learning paths and a personal atmosphere. The Zug University of Education can draw on existing know-how. This includes in particular the promotion of talented and gifted students, interculturality, German as a second language, oral language skills and the promotion of mathematical thinking in cycles 1 and 2 according to curriculum 21.

In order to avoid additional costs, the government council will ask the canton council to terminate the HfH concordat.

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