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Teachers attitudes towards the importance of acquiring knowledge and skills in home economics

Tanja Zupančič (2018) Teachers attitudes towards the importance of acquiring knowledge and skills in home economics. MSc thesis.

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    Abstract

    Teachers views are important factors for gaining skills in home economics education. It is important to adjust the skills to fit the needs of an individual as well as the society. This influences the quality of life of teachers. The purpose of this master’s thesis is to establish teachers viewpoints about the meaning of knowledge and skills in home economics during the pupil’s primary education. This focus group included the teachers which are already teaching home economics and related topics. It is thought, and the results analysis also showed teachers having positive relationship between knowledge and skills and the quality of life of the pupils during their schooling and in later stages of life. Teachers believe it is important for pupils to develop social skills, nutrition education, home textile production, economics, consumer education, sustainability, and health education. Based on teachers recommendations, there is a need to update home economics curriculum to appropriately include the home economics subject in the primary schools.

    Item Type: Thesis (MSc thesis)
    Keywords: home economics education, teachers, attitudes, knowledge, skills, primary school children
    Number of Pages: 73
    Language of Content: Slovenian
    Mentor / Comentors:
    Mentor / ComentorsIDFunction
    doc. dr. Stojan KostanjevecMentor
    Link to COBISS: https://plus.si.cobiss.net/opac7/bib/peflj/12119113
    Institution: University of Ljubljana
    Department: Faculty of Education
    Item ID: 5294
    Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2018 14:12
    Last Modified: 06 Sep 2018 14:12
    URI: http://pefprints.pef.uni-lj.si/id/eprint/5294

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