The National Program „School after School”- Factual and Conceptual Premises. Educational and Legal Perspectives

  • Mirela Carmen Dobrilă Lecturer PhD, Faculty of Law, University „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iaşi, România
  • Bogdan Constantin Neculau Lecturer PhD, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iaşi, România
Keywords: „School after school”, national program, educational program, legal framework

Abstract

The School after School program must be absolutely necessary in accordance with the principle of individual and age specificities, with the particular needs and interests of the pupil, valuing his / her skills and competencies. Whether we refer to specialized support activities, to thematic ones (recreational), to sequences aimed at accelerating learning and performance or training for life, the result should focus on the harmonious development of the child child's personality. Achieving this goal would mean bringing the child / young man in a state of balance with himself and the other, preparing to successfully meet the challenges of life and of the modern society.
The article analyzes the introduction by the Ministry of National Education of Romania of the National Program "School after school", as a new program, complementary to the compulsory school program, but different from the "After school" programs that previously functioned in the absence of a legal framework. The article highlights the educational content of the program and the legal framework for the program to run. The program's specific nature is aimed at enhancing competences, as well as elements on remedial learning, learning through educational and recreational activities, within a legal framework, with clear and express regulations.

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Published
2019-10-08