PERCEPTIONS OF PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY TEACHERS UPON THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMMES FROM CYPRUS

Abstract The main objective of this study consits in the investigation of the perceptions of pre-primary and primary teachers from Cyprus upon the in-service training programmes. The teachers were asked to evaluate the selected ideas for the innovation of the existing in-service training scheme. For this purpose, two focus groups were built, one consisting of primary Read More …

USING CLOUD SYSTEMS TO FACILITATE INTERACTION IN HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Abstract Most students and teachers use the Internet not only for social purposes, but also for virtual interaction in the teaching and learning process and searching for information.  We believe that cloud systems,during the financial period in which we are, through the natural advantages they have, may support the interaction used in education in the Read More …

THE RELATION BETWEEN PRESCHOOLERS’ QUALITY FAMILY TIME AND THEIR LEVEL OF SOCIAL INTERACTION SKILLS

Abstract The existing curriculum gives family, respectively parents, the role of active partners in the children’s education. For a long time, it was believed that educational institutions carry full responsibility for a child’s education, the family being regarded as the beneficiary of the schools’ activity. But, the truth is that family cannot be separated from Read More …

CURRICULAR INNOVATIONS IN THE ROMANIAN TRAINING PROGRAMMES FOR IN-SERVICE PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Abstract The purpose of this study is to highlight the curricular innovations from the continuous training programmes for preschool and primary school teachers from Romania. The first section of the chapter will present the context of the educational reform generating transformations at the level of teachers’ continuous training programmes. The second section presents and describes Read More …

EXPLOITING THE EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO BUILDING EFFICIENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Abstract The need to design and implement educational partnerships in pre-primary education is increasing, in the context of the growing tasks and exigencies related to the institution of the kindergarden,  with a view to ensuring successful training for integrating preschoolers in the preparatory grade. Besides its obvious generally formative value, the educational partnership may be Read More …

THE VIEWS OF PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY TEACHERS REGARDING CONTINUOUS TEACHER TRAINING IN ROMANIA

Abstract The research aimed at identifying the opinions of pre-primary and primary teachers, from the Romanian educational systems, regarding the quality of the in-service training programmes. The research methods used, the focus group and the interview, were also applied in order to identify possibilities for curricular innovations, from the perspective of pre-primary and primary school Read More …

THE EVALUATION OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN FAMILY AND SCHOOL

Abstract The communication and the public relations field has always represented an interest for many specialists in this field, and not only, because it represents, debates and brings solutions to the problems we face every day. The research aims to highlight the communication style adopted by parents in the relationship with the kindergarten, the methods Read More …

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES REGARDING THE TRAINING OF TEACHERS IN PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY EDUCATION

Abstract In this article there are explored the innovative practices applied regarding teacher training at an international level. Different kinds and forms of teachers’ training within the European and international context are described and combined with the tendencies in teachers’ professional development and improvement of their classroom performance. With respect to the teachers’ experiences and Read More …

CURRICULUM INNOVATIONS IN LANGUAGE TEACHERS’ INITIAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Abstract The aim of this study consists in the analysis of the approaches centered on the curriculum innovations in preparing pre-service language teachers. There are explored the contemporary issues in language teacher education and new international perspectives in language teacher education from general perspective. Also, there are identified the curriculum innovations in language teacher education Read More …