The essence and content of andragogical competence of teachers

- Піддячий, Володимир Миколайович ( (2021) The essence and content of andragogical competence of teachers Молодь і ринок, 10 (196). ISSN 2617-0825 (Submitted)

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The essence and content of teachers’ andragogical competence are considered. It was found that the modernization of the education system in Ukraine is caused by the diverse needs of society and the state and it involves the achievements of science and technology, globalization and integration processes at the global, national and regional levels. The importance of revising the requirements for the professional training of teachers who provide training, education and human development at different ages is pointed out. Emphasis is placed on the needs of society in the training of moral and socio-professionally developed professionals who are able to work effectively and solve problems of varying complexity. It is highlighted that the relevance of enhancing teachers’ andragogical competence is due to the desire of adult learners to improve their knowledge, skills, abilities and other qualities in order to solve practical problems. According to the results of the analysis of domestic and foreign normative-legal documents and achievements of scientists, the author allocates the indicators which are applied to define individual’s adulthood. It is noted that biological age is one of the main indicators to determine a person's adulthood; however, moral maturity, psychological and social readiness for work, family life and other activities are distinguished among others. Emphasis is placed on the need to take into account the peculiarities of adult learning in the educational process. The significance of diagnosing the educational needs and requests of adults in order to increase the effectiveness of their education, upbringing and development is pointed out. The importance of the teacher's mastery of methods of moderation, facilitation and mentoring to build effective individual and group interaction with the subjects of learning is underscored. The peculiarities of the activity, functions, tasks and responsibilities of the mentor are highlighted. The stages of facilitation and the principles of the facilitator's work are described. Interactive teaching methods are considered; their efficiency for teaching adults is indicated. The importance of reflection on educational activities is covered.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: andragogic competence; group dynamics of adult audience; mentoring; moderation; educational needs and requests; interactive teaching methods; teacher; reflection; facilitation.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 374 Education and training out of school. Further education
Divisions: Institute of Pedagogical Education and Education for the Adults > Andragogy Department
Depositing User: Володимир Миколайович Піддячий
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2021 22:30
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2021 22:30


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