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dc.title Hospital preschool teachers in the Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Plisková, Barbora
dc.contributor.author Juřeníková, Petra
dc.contributor.author Koutniková, Marta
dc.relation.ispartof 12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2019)
dc.identifier.issn 2340-1095 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.citation.spage 11687
dc.citation.epage 11691
dc.event.title 12th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI)
dc.event.location Seville
utb.event.state-en Spain
utb.event.state-cs Španělsko
dc.event.sdate 2019-11-11
dc.event.edate 2019-11-13
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Iated-Int Assoc Technology Education & Development
dc.relation.uri https://library.iated.org/view/PLISKOVA2019HOS
dc.subject Hospital teacher en
dc.subject hospital preschool teacher en
dc.subject chronically ill children en
dc.subject hospital preschool en
dc.subject education in hospitals en
dc.description.abstract The profession of a hospital teacher is a very demanding job which requires a lot of knowledge and skills. Hospital school teachers need to have sufficient information about preschool pedagogy, about a child's illness, they need to know how the disease ruins a child in physical, mental and social domains and must be able to adequately intervene. Among others, communicative competencies and empathy are demanded. They must be able to adapt and react promptly to changes which are caused by children's health state and medical requirements. They need to be able to cooperate effectively with healthcare professionals and psychologists. In addition, they must have coping strategies to manage a child's serious health deterioration or child's death. The aim of the study was to understand and describe the experience of hospital teachers who educate chronically ill preschool children. In the empirical part of a qualitative research strategy was used by the technique of semi-structured interviews. Participants in the study are four preschool hospital teachers. Clinical settings in hospitals are the environments where there is a need for qualified teachers with specific professional characteristics, skills, and competencies. This profession has an enormous demand on the teacher's personality, his/her emotional stability, the ability of the positive and energetic thinking that a professional is able to transfer and distribute. It is the hospital teacher who "makes the little difference" and brings joy, comfort, and peace to the child and his/her parents. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009756
utb.identifier.obdid 43880695
utb.identifier.wok 000530212401135
utb.source S-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-24T08:32:15Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-24T08:32:15Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Plisková, Barbora
utb.contributor.internalauthor Juřeníková, Petra
utb.contributor.internalauthor Koutniková, Marta
utb.wos.affiliation [Pliskova, Barbora; Jurenikova, Petra; Koutnikova, Marta Kolinska] Tomas Bata Univ, Fac Humanities, Zlin, Czech Republic
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