Schools in Slovakia during years of the First Slovak Republic and in the period of Stalinism (1948 – 1953). Differences and similarities.

Schools in Slovakia during years of the First Slovak Republic and in the period of Stalinism (1948 – 1953). Differences and similarities.

Project number: 2/0124/16
Name: Schools in Slovakia during years of the First Slovak Republic and in the period of Stalinism (1948 – 1953). Differences and similarities.
Project coordinator: doc. PhDr. Soňa Gabzdilová, CsC.
Project lenght: 01/2016 – 12/2019
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The solving of the submitted scientific project is supposing an analysis and comparison of an educational process in Slovakia during the existence of the First Slovak Republic and a totalitarian system during the period 1948 – 1953. In the center of attention is a school policy of governments of the First Slovak Republic and the Czechoslovak Republic (1948 – 1953 and activities of central government authorities dealing with educational issues. In this context is attention focused also on interpretations of school policies of government agencies and general ideological issues in the contemporary periodicals.  The submitted project is focused upon the influence of political parties – the Hlinka´ Slovak Populist Party (HSPP) and the Communist Party of Slovakia (CPS) and their ideologies upon the educational process. It analyses organizational structure of educational system. Attention is given to status and activities of teachers in the monitored periods and via application of Oral History is also aimed at recollections of pedagogues active in schools during years 1948 – 1953.