Forms V–VII Students’ Autonomy in Education Reality Cover Image

V–VII klasių moksleivių savivaldos ypatumai
Forms V–VII Students’ Autonomy in Education Reality

Author(s): Daiva Malinauskienė, Janeta Vidraitė
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: VšĮ Šiaulių universiteto leidykla
Keywords: Autonomy in education; child’s interests; school community.

Summary/Abstract: The paper unfolds the child’s autonomy, its importance and opportunities for social maturaty, the child’s interests representation getting more new experience and abilities, developing the sense of responsibility highlighting, and solving relevant school community problems. The research was held in 120 Lithuanian schools, with randomly selected school students of forms V–VII, 69 girls and 51 boy. The research showed that students are not enough active, initiative, their autonomy in the class is insignificant. It also showed that the learner’s autonomy conception is undeveloped and not appropriately considered. Majority of teenagers had no permanent duties or obligations and it shows lack of attention to the development of the feeling of responsibility. Teenagers trust mainly male teachers and get concrete help from them. Students’ trust in other administrative and pedagogical personnel is minor.

  • Issue Year: 2005
  • Issue No: 1(5)
  • Page Range: 93-98
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Lithuanian