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Tamášová, Viola; Barnová, Silvia – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The theoretical-empirical study is based on two particular case studies of families bringing up children from institutional care. It deals with the real needs of foster families, with the foster parents' perception of fostering and their experiences from the time spent with children in foster care, about the children's behaviour in…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Family Needs, Parent Attitudes, Experience
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Fortis, Elena – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The research study deals with the personality of managers in regard to their professional career. The main objective of the study was to find the relationship between the personality dimensions according to the Big Five personality traits model and Holland's typology of the six personality types and work environment types. Methods:…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Personality Traits, Foreign Countries, Work Environment
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Balogová, Beáta; Gazdová, Veronika Kmetóny – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The authors of this paper base their research on the following assumption: the development of both geragogic education (older adult education) and profession is conditioned by the existence of a study program of geragogy provided by departments of geragogy created at universities (as public institutions of higher education). The fact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Adult Education, Educational Gerontology
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Bajtoš, Ján – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The quality of school depends on a well-functioning school management, managed by the top school managers. It is very important to know the real conditions of the school to be able to provide any effective changes. Especially, it is necessary to know the educational process which can be efficiently determined by an inspection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Sós, Tamás – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: Examining the connection between vocational training and the world of work, nowadays it is essential to mention the "gap", which keeps on growing, between training and the economy due to the quick technological changes. Purpose: The purpose of the research is scientific investigation of the demand process of competency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skilled Workers, Entry Workers, Job Skills
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Gugová, Gabriela Rozvadský – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: The theory of attachment is widely recognized (Ainsworth, Blehar, Waters, & Wall, 1978). This theory is based on four basic types of relationships. The sEMBU questionnaire does not focus on the relationships but parental behavior, however, parental behavior is the presentation of the relationship. Our goal was to determine the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Questionnaires, Rejection (Psychology)
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Madro, Marek – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: Nowadays we are looking for help and answers to our questions more and more often on the Internet. People use social networks to search for communities or groups whose members experience similar difficulties. These are often online groups that focus on psychological problems, domestic violence, etc. Members receive instant feedback…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Self Help Programs, Social Media, Social Networks
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Hartanská, Jana; Muchálová, Zuzana – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: The paper discusses the term cognitive competence of foreign language teachers and focuses on their application in practice. It also deals with possible impact of cognitive competences on choice of teaching methods. The paper identifies a list of the cognitive competences which are both expected and needed when conducting English…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students
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Brestovanský, Martin; Gubricová, Janette; Libercanová, Kristína; Bizová, Nada; Geršicová, Zuzana – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: The aim of the study was to find out what is the understanding of relatively new terms coming into the cultures of Middle-European countries -- inclusion, diversity, and equality (hereinafter referred to as IDE) -- from the point of view of young people (n=30) and youth workers (n=16) in Slovakia. Methods: For data gathering, we used…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Diversity, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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Ryabchikova, Kateryna – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2018
Introduction: In the presented paper, the role of practical training in the formation of intercultural competencies is considered in terms of Dublin descriptors on the basis of educational intercultural practice. Methods: For the purposes of the study, a multi-stage model of intercultural practice was developed. The method of comparative analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Vocational Education, Culturally Relevant Education