PROBLEMATIC ASPECTS OF HEALTH-PRESERVING COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT IN PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

Authors

  • Tetiana Andriushchenko MEI “Cherkasy Regional Institute of Postgraduate education of Pedagogical Employees of the Cherkasy Regional Council”
  • Liubov Lokhvytska Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav
  • Nataliia Martovytska The Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy
  • Alla Sirenko MEI “Cherkasy Regional Institute of Postgraduate education of Pedagogical Employees of the Cherkasy Regional Council” (Ukraine)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/sie2023vol2.7155

Keywords:

activity-centered component, cognitive component, emotional and motivational component, health-preserving competence, preschool teachers, professional training

Abstract

The article substantiates the problem of health-preserving competence development in teachers of preschool education: as an important task of the modern world, as a priority personal characteristic, as a component of professional training. The essence of the phenomenon of “health-preserving competence” is revealed, the following structural components are distinguished: emotional and motivational, cognitive and activity-centered. The goal of the research is to determine the conceptual foundations of the development of health-preserving competence in teachers of preschool education; data collection and processing of information to clarify problematic aspects of the phenomenon being under consideration. In the course of empirical research, the authors used the method of anonymous thematic survey (questionnaire) and its analysis. The research group consisted of: students of the 4th year of dual mode of study (who work on specialty) – 38 participants (group A); students of the 4th year of part-time mode of study who work on specialty (in preschool educational institutions) – 45 participants (group B) and students of advanced training courses – 53 participants (group C). The total number is 136 respondents. The conducted research proved that the respondents are aware of the main categories of health; are motivated and aware of the importance of health-preserving behavior, but are not sufficiently aware of modern health-preserving technologies. Therefore, the activity-centered component requires to be strengthened for the development of health-preserving competence in teachers of preschool educational institutions. Prospects for further scientific work will consist in the implementation to the system of higher education and advanced training courses for preschool teachers of the elective course “Formation of health-preserving competence in the subjects of the educational process” and determining the effectiveness of its implementation.

Author Biographies

  • Tetiana Andriushchenko, MEI “Cherkasy Regional Institute of Postgraduate education of Pedagogical Employees of the Cherkasy Regional Council”
    Professor, Head of the Department of Preschool Education and Professional Development of Teachers
  • Liubov Lokhvytska, Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav
    PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Psychology and Pedagogy of Pre-school Education, Deputy Dean for Scientific Work Faculty of Historical and Socio-Psychological Education
  • Nataliia Martovytska, The Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy
    NATALIIA V. MARTOVYTSKA was born in Smila, Cherkasy region (Ukraine) and went to the Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy , where she studied foreign languages and literature and obtained Master's degree in 2003 and Ph.D. in 2013. She has worked for the Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy since 2003 where she works as a senior teacher on the departments of Foreign Languages and Social Work. Her e-mail address is : nv.martovytska@gmail.com
  • Alla Sirenko, MEI “Cherkasy Regional Institute of Postgraduate education of Pedagogical Employees of the Cherkasy Regional Council” (Ukraine)
    PhD in Pedagogy, The Head of the Department of Preschool Education

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2023-07-03