Conflict Solving Skills Training for Future Teachers
The social demand of today’s society has various priorities in training future educators. They include
the ability to organize productive communication with each participant of the educational process, to
cope with crises in professional life, to meet their targets, to recover quickly after possible teaching
downfalls and to assess the current situation and future perspectives together with avoiding some
This demand proves the need to train future teachers’ conflict solving skills and the possibility for
such training can be realized through implementing a specifically designed module inthe educational
process. It is possible to develop students’ pedagogical resiliency due to the complementary nature of
cognitive, action-oriented and self-reflective components and allocating separate thematic parts.
The main research methods used were the analysis of psychological, pedagogical and methodological
materials on the issue considered; diagnostic methods including questionnaire and testing, and
statistical treatment of the data gathered.
The assessment at the last stage of the formative experiment showed the growth of pedagogical
confidence, thus proving the necessity of including our module into future teachers training program.
We claim that crisis coping skills are not only a personal trait of a teacher’s identity but also a basic
element of their future successful career in education.
Author's Name: E.A. Baronenko, Elena B. Bystray, Yu.A. Raisvikh, T.V. Shtykova and L.A. Belova
Volume: Volume 11
Issues: Volume 11
Keywords: Pedagogical Confidence, Crisis, Training, Case Method, Project-based Learning, Business Games.