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P├Ądagogische Hochschule

The P├Ądagogische Hochschule of Tirolia (PHT) offers courses for teachers in several teaching degrees for middle and higher education.

All study courses last 3 years and finish with the Bachelor of Education (BEd). Since 2007, the pedagogical colleges in Austria have been responsible for the whole teacher education of all school types and offer further education for about 11,000 teachers.

The PHT has 140 full-time members of staff and about 500 full-time students and has taken part in ERASMUS programmes since 1991.

Since 1996, resp. 1998, more than 80% of all Tirolian school heads have received compulsory in-service training from the college. In four semesters all topics concerning leadership and school management are covered as a thematic focus. 

Momentarily, a compentence centre for school heads is being set up.

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