Development of professional creativity of future teachers (Based on comparative research in Ukraine and Poland)

Keywords: Index of Originality, Index of Uniqueness, Future Teachers, Non-Verbal Creativity, Pedagogical Activity.

Abstract

The article outlines the essence of professional creativity in pedagogical activity. The teacher’s creativity is described as a complex of intellectual and personality characteristics of the individual, contributing to the independent generation of original ideas and their non-traditional solution. On the basis of comparative experimental research, the level of non-verbal creativity of future teachers of the bordering regions of Ukraine and Poland was revealed in the paper. According to the results of the diagnosis of non-verbal creativity (Torrens methods), the authors conclude that a significant proportion of Ukrainian and Polish students are not able to produce a sufficient number of original ideas in a minimal verbalization (for example, most of the future teachers had the average (47.3% in Ukraine, 45.8% in Poland) and low (respectively 18.7% and 25.8%) levels of non-verbal creativity based on the index of originality). It is emphasized on the need to focus the content of higher education on the development of future teachers’ ability to seek out non-standard options in organizing the pedagogical process, creative modeling of lessons and educational activities, the creation and implementation of original pedagogical ideas, authoring techniques, etc.

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Author Biographies

Olena Budnyk, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk,  Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Director of the Center for Innovative Educational Technologies “PNU EcoSystem”, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk,  Ukraine.

Piotr Mazur, The State School of Higher Education in Chelm, Chelm, Poland.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, The State School of Higher Education in Chelm, Chelm, Poland.

Lyudmila Matsuk, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

PhD in Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

Liudmyla Berezovska, South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University K. D. Ushinsky, Odessa, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University K. D. Ushinsky, Odessa, Ukraine.

Olena Vovk, Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University at Cherkasy, Cherkasy, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University at Cherkasy, Cherkasy, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-09-29
How to Cite
Budnyk, O., Mazur, P., Matsuk, L., Berezovska, L., & Vovk, O. (2021). Development of professional creativity of future teachers (Based on comparative research in Ukraine and Poland). Amazonia Investiga, 10(44), 9-17. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.44.08.1
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