Justification of the Educators’ New Professional Functions under the Conditions of Martial Law
Keywords:Martial Law, Professional Standards, Functions, Security, Right to Education, National Education
The article is devoted to actual problem of today's pedagogical theory: the new functions of educators in the conditions of martial law. Based on a reviewof foreign and native sources, the generalization of experience in Ukraine and beyond, the authors achieve the purpose. The purpose is to define the new functions of educators in the conditions of martial law and to fill in the existing ones with new content. The research is based on competence, activity, environmental, socio-pedagogical, safety approaches.
Methodology. The research is based on competence, activity, environmental, socio-pedagogical, safety scientific approaches. Research methods are: theoretical analysis of sources, generalization, observation, conversations, establishment of cause and effect relationships. The materials of the research were domestic and foreign works on education methodology, safety in education, our experience of teaching at teacher training programs.
Results. We observe an increase in the functions of educators under martial law. It is logical to add to the traditional functions of the school principal: security function, organization of social support and assistance; social adaptation; personnel management and implementation of a sustainable personnel policy in institution of general secondary education; preventive function, the function of cohesion an dunity of the school team and the population in the community; national-patriotic; organizational; financial management in institution of general secondary education; informative. Teachers in the conditions of martial law were also faced with the need to perform the following new functions: socio-pedagogical (helping children to solve problems of socialization in conditions of martial law, family distance); social adaptation and integration of families with children in the conditions of the host community; social prevention of negative phenomena in the educational environment; information about resources to help in the community; social support and assistance to families with children in the conditions of an educational institution – a temporary shelter for families; pre-medicalcare; promotion of national security through increased attention to national-patriotic education.
Conclusions. Our research shows that all teaching staff of educational institutions and their principals in the conditions of martial law begins to perform additional functions and new tasks due to the peculiarities of the martial law in education and new threats to children and all other participants of the educational process, requirements to ensure national security. It requires updating the list and expanding the content of educators’ functions under martial law. That is why these questions should be included in the professional standards of the principal and the teacher of the institution of general secondary education, in educational programs of various levels, which will be the prospects of our further research.
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