The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Educational Work of Kindergarten Teachers

Authors

  • Časlav Stoiljković Academy of Professional Studies Southern Serbia, Department of Teacher Education - Bujanovac, Serbia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9499-1225

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23947/2334-8496-2020-8-3-123-133

Keywords:

child, teacher, parents, educational work, Covid-19

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the educational process from the perspective of kindergarten teachers. There is not enough research on the effects that the pandemic has caused in educational work with young children. The paper aims at better understanding of the realization of educational work during the state of emergency in Serbia, which came as a consequence of the unfavorable epidemiological situation. Teachers, children and parents are recognized in the paper as key determinants of educational quality. The results of the assessment of the attitudes of 168 teachers in Serbia on important aspects of the educational process during the state of emergency were statistically processed. Based on the obtained results, conclusions were made that show a sufficient degree of adaptability of teachers to the new situation as well as a significant role of teachers as factors of stability of educational work. The results emphasize a high degree of positive attitudes when it comes to cooperation between teachers and parents. The results show that there is a lot of room for improving the quality of educational work at a distance.

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2020-12-20

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Stoiljković, Časlav . (2020). The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Educational Work of Kindergarten Teachers. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 8(3), 123–133. https://doi.org/10.23947/2334-8496-2020-8-3-123-133