Odborná asistentka

Mgr. Magdalena Hanková, Ph.D.

Research Centre of FHS
E-mail: hankova@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 037 307 Office:

Magdalena Hanková obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degree in the field of Social Pedagogy at the Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín. After that, she finished her Ph.D. studies at the same faculty.She is a research fellow at the Research Center of the Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín. At the center of her professional interest are topical issues related to the quality of life of people with physical disabilities – the issue of social and emotional needs of individually integrated pupils with physical disabilities in the secondary school environment and partner and family relationships of young adults with congenital physical disabilities.

Her pedagogical activities are related to Special Pedagogy and The Psychology of Disability. In 2015-2017, she was a successful researcher within the project of the Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University in Zlín (IGA / FHS / 2015/002: Emotional and Social Needs of Individually Integrated Pupils with Physical Disabilities in the Secondary School Environment), through which she gained experience with the qualitative methodology and the situational analysis method. She also applied this experience in her dissertation which drew attention of the employees of the Ombudsman’s Office and for which she was awarded the TBU Rector’s Award in 2019. Since 2017, she has been participating in the Strategic Project of TBU in Zlín, reg. No. CZ.02.2.69./0.0/16_015/0002204, as a product creator of advisory and assistance support within the key activity 6: “Adaptation of the learning environment and creation of motivational support programs and measures to reduce academic failure at TBU in Zlín”, within which a TBU methodology manual for intact students was created, and a TBU methodological manual for students with specific needs is under preparation. Since 2016, she has been an evaluator of the social assistance service in the project “Support and Development of Selected Social Services in the Zlín Region”, reg. No.: CZ.03.2.60 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 15_005 / 0002776 from the Operational Program Employment (OPZ).


Consulting hours

After previous e-mail arrangement

Curriculum vitae


2014 – 2018:  Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, Ph.D. study programme in the field of Pedagogy (Ph.D.)

2012 – 2014: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, study programme Social pedagogy (Master's degree)

2009 – 2012: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, study programme Social pedagogy (Bachelor's degree)

Process of employment

2018 – present: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, Research Centre of FHS, Research fellow

2017 – present: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Rectorate, Creator of products for advisory and assistance support

Other publications

Publication activities:

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2017). Sociální potřeby středoškoláků s vrozeným tělesným postižením: opomíjený aspekt edukační praxe. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně.

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2016). Partnerské vztahy očima mladých dospělých s vrozeným tělesným postižením. Praha: Grada Publishing.

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2017). Secondary Teachers‘ Interventions in the Class from the Perspective of Physically Disabled Students. Proceedings of EDULEARN17 Conference, 10249-10258.

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2016). Emotional and Social Needs of Integrated Disabled Students in Secondary School Environment. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 229-238

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2016). Partner Relationships and Family Life through the Prism of Young Adults with Physical Disabilities. Czech and Slovak Social Work, 1(16), 4-15.

Hanková, M. & Vávrová, S. (2016). Social needs in the secondary school environment through the prism of students with physical disabilities. Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, Special issue for INTE 2016, 1384-1392.

Hanková, M. (2016). Partnerské a rodinné vztahy (očima) mladých dospělých s tělesným postižením. In: Hosáková, K. & Viktorová, L. Láska ve 21. století – sborník příspěvků XIII. Konference ČASP, z.s.

Hanková, M. (2014). Emocionální a sociální potřeby adolescentů s tělesným postižením v edukačním procesu. In: Pacholík, V. & Wiegerová, A. Fórum mladých výzkumníků – Sborník z konference IGA konané 5. 11. 2014 ve Zlíně.

Hanková, M. (2017). Tassoni, P. Supporting Children with Special Needs: A Penny Tassoni Handbook. London: Hodder Education. In: Sociální pedagogika.

Methodological manual:

Hanková, M. & Kasáčková, J. (2018). Metodická příručka pro studenty UTB aneb Máme spolužáka se specifickými potřebami. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně.


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