Digitalization – a Key Factor in the Personal Professional Development of Human Resources in Educational Organizations
In the European Union, we are trying to achieve an extended common area of education, that will have to face the challenges of a more global economy. The current European
context offers the possibility of harmonizing VET education systems in the component countries and also the perspective of ensuring the education quality. Present-day researches show that students’ emotional development is decisive for school and life success or mental health. An important role in this process is played by the human resource in VET education. The teacher must be able to provide the opportunity for students to identify, use, understand and manage emotions, in order to communicate
effectively, to empathize with those around us, to overcome challenges and to prevent and mitigate conflicts. This research presents an analysis of the role of digitalization in the personalprofessional development of human resources in educational organizations. Mindfulness practices are an important factor in intensifying focus and clarity of mind, processes that can help improve cognitive functions, ultimately having an impact on improving the balance between personal and professional life. This research presents the most important results regarding the need for personal-professional development of teachers through the processes digitalization. The data obtained are the result of applying a questionnaire on a representative sample of teachers from pre-university VET education, from Dambovita county. These served to shape a system of factors with a role in increasing the quality of the teaching process.
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