ERIC Number: ED380365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The School in Democratic Society: A Course Plan for Poland's Future Teachers.
Broclawik, Krzysztof; And Others
This document details the development and implementation of a course for teacher education in Poland. The course, "The School in Democratic Society," was prepared between September 1992 and December 1993 as a cooperative effort between the Polish Ministry of National Education and the Citizenship Development for a Global Age Program of the Mershon Center at The Ohio State University. First, a definition is given of the main aspects of the school's operation in a democratic society and their relevance to Poland's present and future needs. Additionally, some new teaching methods were explored and subsequently implemented in Poland. The course covered: (1) "Role and Position of the Teacher"; (2) "Student Rights and Responsibilities"; (3) "Parental Participation in Schools"; (4)"Schools and the Local Community"; (5) "The Distribution of Resources for Education"; (6) "Schools as an Organization and as a Community"; and (7) "The Role of Schools in a Democratic Society." Lesson plans, practical suggestions for teaching, and auxiliary materials are included. (EH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Mershon Center.
Identifiers - Location: Poland