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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(12B), 11-15
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-12B-3
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Portfolio in the Quality Assurance System of Training of Future Teachers in Hungary

Borkach E.1, and Gál S.2

1Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute, Bereghove, Ukraine

2Eszterházy Károly College, Eger, Hungary

Pub. Date: December 19, 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the quality of higher education – 3)

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Borkach E. and Gál S.. Portfolio in the Quality Assurance System of Training of Future Teachers in Hungary. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(12B):11-15. doi: 10.12691/education-3-12B-3


State certification of education students in Hungary is held in the form of a comprehensive state examination. One of the effective tools used in the certification of future teachers in Hungary is the portfolio. The portfolio consists of two parts: documents and an essay. In the abstract a future teacher analyses the level of their own professional growth. Portfolio must convincingly prove the ability of the education student to perform functional duties of teachers, teach, assess the impact of the study, analyse the development of students and the effectiveness of the educational process, to use professional literature, plan and organize their own teaching career. The Hungarian experience of including portfolio into the structure of traineeship and state certification of the education students suggests that the portfolio is an efficient tool in verifying the level of a teacher’s competencies.

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