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Professional Development of Information Technology and Technical Education Teachers

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Due to normal work duty and responsibilities, the responsibility for students’ motivation and self-development motivates teachers for continuous training and thus to expand their own competencies. It is especially important in case of teachers who graduate technical and information technology (IT). IT teachers should be familiar with the latest technology as well as innovative solutions in the field of didactics of technical subjects.

This article concerns issues related to the professional development of information technology and technical education teachers in Poland. An analysis of documents shows the stages of professional development. It also highlights the requirements necessary to fulfill on different levels of a teacher’s professional career.

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Changing Attitude of Women towards Infertility and Motherhood

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The present study was conducted among the employed women (N=50) at their reproductive age (25-35 years) of urban Kolkata to elucidate their changing attitudes towards infertility and motherhood. We found that the women were very much attentive to their personal happiness and career. They did not believe to perform their traditional female roles because in their opinion it was a restriction of achieving their equity and justice in our patriarchal society. They were engrossed into most modern urban mode of life. They did not prefer to enter into their marital relation because it would be a threat to cherish their happiness. Even in their opinion infertility would not be a stigma in women’s lives because it would be an obstacle for their freedom and self progress in their working life. But they would prefer to enjoy the taste of motherhood otherwise rather than biologically. Thus reproductive rights of women were violated through their overall behaviour.

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Cypriot Olympians’ Socialization into Sport

Cypriot Olympians’ Socialization into Sport

Since the mid-20th century, and parallel with the devaluation of the classical Olympic idea, the classical Olympic amateur status has been modified: Olympians have been permitted to earn money legally via their sport performances. They have been legally defined as employees, and they have become to be regarded as "Olympic professionals".

The Cypriot elite athletes, who joined the Olympic family in 1980, did not follow international trends regarding this special kind of professionalism. Their start in sport also was to be different from the beginning of most professional Olympic athletes’ sporting careers. The objective of this article is to present information on the particular characteristics of Cypriot Olympians’ socialization into sport based on the findings of an empirical research carried out by the author. The investigation was carried out by quantitative (standardized questionnaire) and qualitative (in-depth interviews) methods among Cypriot Olympians, their coaches, and managers. The quantitative data were summarized by Microsoft Excel 2003 program. Qualitative information was analyzed according to the special criteria.

The results deal with the following topics: the athletes’ age at the start and at the specialization, their motivations, their socializing agents, and their parents’ sporting experiences. In the conclusion the impact of the Cypriot sport culture and the ambivalent Cypriot sport politics on the athletes’ early sport socialization is emphasized.

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Analysis of Expatriation Process in a Slovenian Company

.1108/eb047459 Black, J. S., Mendenhall, M., & Oddou, G. R. (1991). Toward a comprehensive model of international adjustment: An integration of multiple theoretical perspectives. Academy of Management Review, 16(2), 291-317. Bolino, M. C. (2007). Expatriate assignments and intra- organizational career success: Implications for individuals and organizations. Journal of International Business Studies, 38(5), 819-835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400290 Cerdin, J. L. (2008). Careers and expatriation. International

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The Career of a Mediator. Manuel Joël, Conservative Liberal

– even if, as it was claimed, he lacked the fire of an Abraham Geiger. Caesar Seligmann, “Breslau Seminary 1881,” LBIYB 5 (1960): 348. Joël’s professional career began when Zacharias Frankel appointed him to the first faculty of the Breslau seminary in 1854. Like Abraham Geiger, he once claimed that he preferred the tranquil life of the scholar to that of the active rabbi. In addition, he doubted that he had the capacity to discharge the duties of the practical rabbinate, which, he noted, involved both uprooting and planting. A. Eckstein and B. Ziemlich, eds

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Cognitive P300 Potential in Retired Sportsmen with a Career in Contact Sports

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Eleven retired sportsmen, who had a career in contact sports (three boxers, four footballers, four wrestlers) and one cyclist with a history of several falls from a bicycle and had been diagnosed with a cerebrovascular trauma, were investigated with auditory cognitive P300. The age range was aged between 26 and 63 years. Ten out of the twelve presented cognitive wave latency between 512 msec and 928 msec. This finding made us conclude that repetitive minor head injuries (mHI) that they inevitably had experienced during their carrier has led to cognitive problems in older age.

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Changes in Education Funding in Hungary

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Our study examines some of the key aspects of education funding in Hungary. The theme of this publication is a current issue because the financing of Hungarian education has been dramatically changed from October 2013 on. Enrolment-based funding has been replaced by the average salary-based normative support, and the new “teacher career model” has been introduced. The study demonstrates the changes in financing using a model school, the calculations being based on the Budget Act of each year. We look at the trends of the previous system of financing, analysing the data from 2003 to 2012. We can compare the new, average salary-based funding with the normative support in 2012. By comparing the two types of funding, we attempt to find out whether the changes in Hungarian public education represent an opportunity for true transformation or they will remain a mere alteration in the calculation method of funding.

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Interpreting Typical Profile of Transition Leaders – Case Croatia

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The main goal of this empirical research was to define those crucial leadership characteristics and behaviours of experienced individuals that confirmed them as leaders in the Croatian transition economy, based on success of their entrepreneurial or social affirmations. The basic research question was: What is the empirical base for classifying leaders into homogeneous groups? Results of the general characteristics cluster analysis singled out three clusters Moderates, Internalists and Globalists. Inductive approach and supporting intermediate cluster analysis based on subjective dimension “career development expectations” aligned leaders from the sample in two homogenous groups: Leaders who seek self-actualisation and Leaders who seek for self-affirmation. Three clusters, Classical capitalists - materialists, Liberal capitalists - idealists and Capitalists non materialists were derived based on the confirmation of the personal success.

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How Do High School Students Perceive the Entrepreneurial Education

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Entrepreneurial education is the new must of today’s young generations. Either the teenagers or the young adults envision a career in IT&C, medicine, law or architecture, nowadays society requires from them to possess knowledge about how a business works or how it can be successfully developed. This brings up the question for curricula developers when should be introduced business education to children. For the time being, in Romania as well as in most of the European countries, they make acquaintance with the entrepreneurial education during high school. The present study wants to throw a glimpse at how pupils themselves perceive the study of entrepreneurial education and how effective is for their future to start learning about entrepreneurship concepts around the age of 16. Consequently, with the help of a quantitative research materialized in a questionnaire, the study has the objective to determine the perception of high school students in Romania about the entrepreneurial education and to evaluate its impact in a number of different matters. They have been focused primarily on the decision of their future careers and the role the teacher plays in this process. The contributions of this study could be of high importance for both curricula developers that must take into account students and market’s needs, as well as for the universities which offer business administration study programs. For the case of the universities, in order to develop coherent study programs, they need to be aware of the students’ basic level of knowledge regarding entrepreneurship and their understanding gained through the mandatory subject of Entrepreneurial Education during the high school time.

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Contribution of Foreign Languages to Building the Professional Career of the Land Forces Academy Cadets

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