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Social competence development process in kindergarten


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Hećimović, Matea. (2018). Social competence development process in kindergarten. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Pedagogy. [mentor Slunjski, Edita].

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Child, as active and curious beig explores the world around itself. Makes friends, takes part in acitivities, creates relationship with adults, changes and shapes behaviour according to standards and characteristics of the culture child lives in. That entire development starts from the very birth when the foundations the child as an individual will live upon. That is why is cruical to provide optimal conditions for healthy and quality development for the child from the early childhood. Keeping in mind that in this paper social competence development is explored from the point of kindergarten, central role belongs to the educator who spends great amount of time with children. Besides tracking every child's development, educator should create surroundings that encourages competence development. Knowledge of charasteristics of children behaviour depending on chronological age, active cooperation with colleagues, expert team and parents, efficiant actions and strategies, improvements etc., are only the few of relevant components of educator's role in working with children. Each child is an individual and should be provided with quality development and growing up. Socially competent child exploates personal ecouragement and encouragements from surroundings, creates solid relationships with otjers, accommodates and successfully controles emotions. 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. In this paper overall context of socialcompetence development will be amount.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: social competence, educator’s role, quality development
Subjects: Pedagogy
Departments: Department of Pedagogy
Supervisor: Slunjski, Edita
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 11:01
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2018 11:01

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