Educational Acmeology

Foreign Language Speech Culture in the Structure of the Professional Competence of an Intending Teacher

The necessity to form foreign language communication culture of intending teachers is predetermined, on the one hand, by the importance of authentic speech behavior in the framework of intercultural communication, and, on the other hand, by the complex nature of communicative competence, which is an important element of professional and pedagogical competence of the teacher.

Acmeological Foundations for Forming Professional Competence of a Teacher

We present the results of a scientific and practical study that is aimed at determining the methodological and strategic foundations for formation of productive competence of a professional school teacher. The hypothesis of the study is that knowledge and implementation of acmeological theory in the professional activity of a teacher contributes to formation of his/her highly productive professional competence as well as achievement of highly productive results among students.

Hygienic Assessment Innovative Educational Technologies as an Actual Pedagogical Concept

Social demand for implementation of innovative technologies in the educational process actualizes the problem of their assessment from the point of view of pedagogical safety for students’ health. The purpose of the study is theoretical and methodological argumentation of the hygienic assessment of innovative educational technologies as an urgent pedagogical notion.

Particularity of Medical College Students’ Self-Awareness as Future Professionals

The relevance of the research topic is conditioned by the importance of the scientific substantiation of the development of psychological and pedagogical activities used when accompanying college students in the process of their professional development. The purpose of our study was to investigate the particularity of medical college students’ self-awareness as future professionals.

Conditions for Effectiveness of Educational Work within School Educational Continuum

The purpose of the study presented in the article is to analyse information and communicative culture as the conditions for increasing effective work within school educational continuum. We studied peculiarities of productive education in comparison with traditional education and identified its interconnection with the activities, creative work, and skills related to handling the information.

Professional Standard of a School Principal as an Indicator of Managerial Competence

The article summarizes the results of a pilot empirical study aimed at scientific, practical and acmeological analysis of the development and implementation of a professional standard “Head of a general education organization”, which is a criterion for a modern school principal to meet the demands of society and current requirements, an indicator of his/her managerial and personal competence.

Quality Assessment of Additional Education Teachers’ Professional Activity: Formulation of the Problem

Introduction of the new professional standard “Teacher of additional education for children and adults” means that the reforms in the system of vocational training, advanced training and in the existing models of teaching staff certification are inevitable. There is no single plan for transition to the new standard for all organizations of additional education, and there cannot one. Additional education for children has always been distinguished by its distance from standards and standard models, which acted as a guarantee of its informality.

Teachers’ Difficulties in the Period of Adaptation to Professional Activities

The relevance of the study is conditioned by the contradiction between the need of society for the renewal of teaching staff and insufficient study of the problems of novice teachers, the resolution of which is required to secure the place for young specialists in educational organizations. The goal of the research presented in the article is to identify the difficulties related to the conditions and motives of pedagogical activity, problems of teachers in their interaction with various subjects of educational relations during the period of adaptation and professional activity.

Development of Critical Thinking of Students in the Process of Learning a Foreign Language

The goal of the research presented in the article is to develop a model for the development of critical thinking as a condition and method to successful mastering of a foreign language. The authors of the article demonstrate an interrelation between the development of critical thinking and the efficiency of mastering a foreign language by students who are majors in Linguistics (45.03.02 bachelor level). The hypothesis of the study: the application of the methodology of critical thinking development contributes to the efficiency of teaching students the English language.

Identification of Special Abilities of Future Teachers of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics

The purpose of the study is to determine the level of special abilities of future teachers of mathematics, physics and informatics. In the course of the pedagogical experiment, we tested the hypothesis that in the process of subject and methodological training certain special abilities of future teachers are clearly identified and highlighted. Based on the analysis of educational standards of the new generation and works of various scientists, we have highlighted professionally important qualities of a future teacher.