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Социодемографски портрет студента – будућег васпитача у Србији
Sociodemographic Portrait of a Student - A Future Preschool Teacher in Serbia

Author(s): Saša A. Dubljanin, Aleksandra Maksimović
Subject(s): Sociology of Education
Published by: Универзитет у Нишу
Keywords: socio-demographic characteristics of students as teachers; students future preschool teachers; students future teachers

Summary/Abstract: This paper presents an empirical study with the objective to examine the sociodemographic characteristics of the students of applied and academic studies that educate future preschool teachers. The aim of the study was to determine the sociodemographic characteristics of students, future teachers: sex, place of origin, education of parents, parental occupation, hereditary occupational tendencies interest in the family, source of funding your studies, the type of secondary school and the average mark in previous education. The results of the research of sociodemographic characteristics show that most of the students are female, that usually originate from small and medium-sized cities, and whose parents in a small percentage have a university degree. Also, the parents' occupation analysis showed that the preschool teacher occupation is usually chosen by the students who come from families of lower socioeconomic status in which the benefits are lower than the average, and that one-fifth of the students come from families in which someone already works as a teacher. The research findings showed that most students come with completed medical school or grammar school and the average success over 4.0.

  • Issue Year: XLII/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 359-376
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Serbian