Special (Defectologic) Education in Russian New University
Speech Therapy major
Viktoria Batkolina, Executive Director
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Accreditation. State accreditation.
Awards and achievements. Students are winners and laureates of all-Russian research and creative contests, holders of the Moscow Government Scholarship for active participation in events of public importance in Moscow.
Teaching staff. Training is provided by 26 teachers, including nine Doctors and 16 Candidates of Sciences. Among the teachers are Honored Workers of Higher Education, research fellows, teachers-logopedists at educational organizations.
Facilities and resources. There are classrooms with multimedia equipment, computer classrooms with modern software, a speech therapy room and a laboratory of psychological and pedagogical diagnostics with speech therapy materials.
Education. Students can pursue full-time and extramural study, and training is practice-oriented. Students learn how to provide speech therapy for pre-school and primary school-aged children with speech disorders, give speech therapy consultations to parents
and teachers through pedagogical case studies, group role plays, discussions, develop individually-oriented development programs for children with speech disorders, determine their individual learning paths, analyze the options of adapted educational programs
for students with severe speech disorders. Students acquire teamwork skills, develop interpersonal communication and leadership skills as well as decision-making skills.
Research. Current issues in special and inclusive education. Speech therapy support for students with severe speech disorders at an educational organization. The use of digital technologies in the system of correctional work with children with disabilities.
Competitive advantages. The program content is determined based on the requirements imposed on teachers-logopedists in the job market, the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education and professional standards, best practices of leading specialists in speech therapy.
Employers’ representatives are engaged in the educational process. While studying, students can pursue supplementary professional programs at the same time.
Employers and employment. The rate of graduates employed according to their formed competencies is 85%. Students undergo practice-oriented training at pre-school and school educational organizations.