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Training of future primary school teachers for the formation of functional literacy in pupils
1 The Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy, 81 Shevchenko Blvd., Cherkasy, Ukraine 18031
2 Department of Teacher Education, Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, 2 Konarskiego Str., 08-110 Siedlce, Poland
The main problem area of the article is the current issues of pedagogical science concerning training of future primary school teachers for the formation of functional literacy in pupils. The emergence of these issues is determined by globalization and integration processes in the educational system of Ukraine and in the world, social transformations that affect the content of primary education, as well as modern humanitarian, scientific and technological development. This requires each individual to show functional literacy. Based on this, there is an urgent need for fundamental changes in postclassical education, caused by modern European theories, educational models, the latest tools of professional activity of primary school teachers who are responsible for the provided educational services. These changes are necessary in the context of the recommendations provided by leading European and international educational organizations, and are confirmed by the results of international PISA research. The purpose of the research involves establishing the essence of the basic concept of “functional literacy” and its structure. The research found a link between functional literacy and soft skills. The program of the experiment provides for the diagnosis of the formation of functional literacy in future primary school teachers. Questionnaire and testing of final year students’ in specialty 013 Primary Education of Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy (Ukraine) confirmed the assumption that in most students functional literacy is formed at the middle level.
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