THE ROLE OF HOMEROOM- AND GEOGRAPHY TEACHERS IN THE OBLIGATORY ADMINISTRATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Aco Lukić, Ljubica Ivanović Bibić, Smiljana Đukičin Vučković, Jelena Milanković Jovanov, Anđelija Ivkov-Džigurski, Eva Konečnik Kotnik

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A geography teacher is a professional person who conducts the teaching process in accordance with the standards and procedures of the teacher’s call. It is necessary for a teacher to possess knowledge in the psychological, pedagogical, and sociological domains because he/she often plays the role of a homeroom teacher as well. The role of teachers is to adapt the teaching content to students’ intellectual abilities by applying diverse methods, didactic principles, and teaching resources. The aim of the paper is to provide ways, through research and analysis, how to manage school documentation and the role of a geography and homeroom teacher in elementary schools. The methods used in the preparation of the paper are: analytical, synthetic, descriptive, comparative, statistical, graphic, and critical. The work was written on the basis of the data obtained from the survey conducted among teachers. The research was conducted among teachers working in urban and rural areas, with different places of employment, and with different work experience. One of the aims of the research was to determine if there were similarities and differences between the answers of the homeroom teachers and geography teachers.


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education; geography teacher; geography; school administration

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