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ERIC Number: EJ1102785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-2217
Condition of Safe Environment Creation in Preschool Educational Institutions and Its Development Prospects
Braslauskiene, Rasa; Vismantiene, Reda; Thorsteinsson, Gisli
Journal on School Educational Technology, v6 n1 p48-59 Jun-Aug 2010
Educators should attempt to create a common and solid strategy in preschool educational institutions in order to sufficiently ensure a safe social environment of children. A research examining health and safety issues in Lithuanian preschools was carried out in Klaipeda. The aim of this paper was to analyse the conditions of safe environment creation for children in preschool educational institution and its development prospects. The following research questions were asked: (1) What are the factors that influence the safety of preschool educational institution environment and could these factors be developed? (2) What difficulties arise in the process of safe environment creation for children? (3) How could the creation of safe environment be developed in contemporary preschool educational institutions? A theoretical and empirical analysis of a safe environment creation allowed determining the following development perspectives: a) Possibilities of safe environment creation in a preschool educational institution depending on analysis of the activity condition in the institution; b) Formation of organisation mission and targets, strategy formation; c) Implementation and control of organisation; and d) Collaboration of directors. The paper first defines the research problems and the relevance of the topic. Subsequently the research design and methodology are described. Finally findings are reported and discussed in the light of the literature and conclusions drawn.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Lithuania
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