Edita Slunjski studies Portuguese History, Salazarism, and European Union. Multidisciplinary Approach to Designing Space of Early Childhood Education Institutions as a Condition for High-Quality Education Process. Edita Slunjski. Edita Slunjski ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb Maja Ljubetić ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split.

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Edita Slunjski uses many examples of good practice in her presentations, and the educators from Hungary and Croatia was very satisfied because she helps them to think about how to improve the quality of their educational practice. Besides tracking every child’s wlunjski, educator should create surroundings that encourages competence development.

The quality of the community’s culture determines the quality of life and learning of both adults and children in that community. Abstract Even though the tradition of kindergartens in Croatia is a long one, it is only since the last decade that kindergartens in the Republic of Croatia have been regarded as communities that learn.

Edita Slunjski, professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, head of the Department of Pedagogy, president of the Curriculum Reform Commission, president of the Croatian Pedagogical Society, author of professional books, manuals and countless professional articles, lecturer at professional conferences in Croatia and the world.

For many years, the function of traditional. The document commits to the realization all involved – those who carry out educational activities in institutions of early and preschool education and those who indirectly participate in the most humane mission – education.

The professor has presented several projects and clearly explained to educators how to encourage learning in children. Participators were educators from Croatian and Hungarian Kindergartens. New democratic values have become an integral part of early childhood and pre- school education institutions and have also initiated changes in educational programmes for kindergarten-school teachers.


Croatian Journal of Education, 17 Sp. There was also an evaluation of the education in which the educators from both kindergartens agreed that the lecturer was very clear and professional, that they used examples from practice, that the topics were clear and applicable in everyday work.

Education was maintained by prof. This happy and healthy child should be every parents goal and in this case kindergarten employees. Modern times puts us in more and more difficult role of developing competences at children seeing children as individuals which enter social life in unique way.

The primary task of the educator is to understand what the children understand, ie to understand the way children understands a problem. Recognizing and understanding personality types is also needed in team work as we all know that quality practice is always a collective achievement. Socially competent child exploates personal ecouragement and encouragements from surroundings, creates solid relationships with otjers, accommodates and successfully controles emotions.

In this paper overall context of socialcompetence development will be amount.

Edita Slunjski spoke about how to learn children. More information and software credits.

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. In the afternoon, prof. The lecture was held by prof. At the end, discussions were held about educational practices in kindergartens in Virovitica and Pecs, and on direction of further development. The kindergarten as an institution must be a place of co-operation, communion and tolerance, both children and adults.

A baby from the earliest years in kindergarten to school spend in kindergarten even 14 hours! A child to the age of 6 is in an extremely sensitive period, and bad experiences can make the child very “injured” for later periods.

Play and its Pedagogical Potential in a Preschool Institution

It enables slunjsk to design spatial conditions that reflect the contemporary understanding of the child and the time spent in early childhood education institutions in which free choice, activities, exploration, discovery, movement and initiative of the children, and self-organization of their activities take the central position. For more information about cookies at this website click here. All participants in the upbringing- educational process play an active role in the development of this.


That is why is cruical to provide optimal conditions for healthy and quality development for the child from the early childhood. In a quality institution, the sensitivity of adults to the needs of children is important. It was warned that when we look at the child, we usually stop on behavior, and his thoughts, needs and emotions remain unknown to us.

Therefore, it is necessary to dedicate greater attention to raising awareness of and improving culture. This document shows us all the contemporary understanding of the child and institutional childhood, with the focus on updating the development possibilities and respecting the unique personality and dignity of each child. First day, 23rd February, a special emphasis was placed on the enneagram approach to understanding the different personalities of the educators. Participators of the Activity were educators from kindergarten from City of Pecs and from City of Virovitica, which are partners in this sljnjski.

Social competence development process in kindergarten.

Social competence development process in kindergarten

In the introductory part, there are several theses that are the basis for understanding the children and how to work and act whit them, all with the purpose of quality education. User Username Password Remember me. The affirmation of the multidisciplinary approach in the process of designing spatial environment of an early childhood education institution requires networking and cooperation among experts in the fields of pedagogy and architecture.