Bc. et Bc. Jitka Novotná

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Jitka is a student of a Master’s degree programme at the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University in Brno. She has studied Bachelor’s degree in Special Art and Bachelor’s degree in Special Education. In her life, she tries to gain experience in the field not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. She spent 5 months in Sweden, 3 months in USA and 1 year in Italy. She also prepared an exhibition in Italy for an artist with a mental disability. In Open Art Studio she works as a lecturer.

 

EDUCATION

2017–present

Masaryk University Brno, Master’s degree programme, Special Art Education

2013–2018

Masaryk University Brno, Bachelor’s degree programme, Special Education

2013–2017

Masaryk University Brno, Bachelor’s degree programme, Special Art Education

1/2016–5/2016

Mittuniversitetet Sundsvall, Sweden, Erasmus+ study program, Education

2009–2013

High School of art and jewellery making, Jablonec nad Nisou

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICAL TRAINING

09/2016–present

Open Art Studio Brno, Individual art therapy work with people with mental disability and autism

09/2017–09/2018

Casa Santa Chiara, Day care center Montechiaro, Italy, Center for people with mental disability and autism

06/2016–09/2019

Camp Westmont, Work and Travel program, USA

2016

Västermalms gymnasiesärskola IVS, Sweden, Erasmus+ placement, 4 weeks

2016

Ljustadalens skolan, Sweden, Erasmus+ placement, 3 weeks

2015

Primary and secondary special school Ibsenova, Brno, Autistic class, 72 hours

1/2015–06/2016

Assistance with an art therapy project, Assisting group of autistic and disabled children, art therapy, Eliada Brno

1/2015–06/2017

Assistance for Lucie Němcová, Assisting and art therapy for a painter with autism

2015

Camp SPMP Brno, 7 days assistance for a girl with mental disability

06/2014–06/2015

Lipka, školské zařízení pro enviromentální vzdělávání, Brno, (Lipka – school facility for environmental education), Environmental course, working with children 8–15 years old

2014

Center Kociánka, institute of social care for the young with physical disabilities, Day Care, 40 hours

2014

Camp Splešťule, 10 days, lecturer for children 8–15 years old

2014

Camp JAK Komenského, Běleč, 7 days assistance for families with children with disability (boy with down syndrome)

2010-2012

Scout camp, 3 weeks, lecturer for girls 10–15 years old