Author: Nikola Kočić

How to work with young people with poor school performance

From a systemic perspective , school failure occurs when an education system fails to provide fair and inclusive education services that lead to enriching student learning. At the school level, school failure can be defined as the incapacity of a school to provide fair and inclusive education and an adequate learning environment for students to achieve the outcomes worthy of their effort andability. From an individual perspective , school failure can be defined as the failure of a student to obtain a minimum level of knowledge and skills, which can at the extreme lead to dropping out of school.1...

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Who am I?

Following are examples of the methods that can be used in helping young people understand their own needs aims and goals. With a good understanding of how we relate to others, we can adjust our behavior so that we deal with them positively. By understanding what upsets us, we can improve our self-control. And by understanding our weaknesses, we can learn how to manage them, and reach our goals despite them. Learning about our own learning style helps us develop. Developing self-awareness is important for better relationships and for a more fulfilling life. Personal aim determination: Make It Happen...

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Learning to learn

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti Learning to learn is seen as ability to pursue and persist in learning, to organize one’s own learning with effective management of time and information. It includes identifying opportunities and overcoming obstacles in order to learn successfully. Learning to learn engages learners to build on prior learning and life experiences in order to use and apply knowledge and...

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Personal development

Human beings are complex and diverse.  To become more self-aware, we should develop an understanding of ourselves in many areas.  Key areas for self-awareness include our personality traits, personal values, habits, emotions, and the psychological needs that drive our behaviors.  Personal development is about building self-confidence and self-awareness, managing feelings and behavior and making relationships with others. UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS NON-VIOLENT COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION SKILLS ASSERTIVENESS: SPEAKING DIRECTLY, HONESTLY, AND...

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“I’m so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that.”  – John Green Self-affirmation is the behavior of expressing a positive attitude towards to yourself. For young people with poor school performance and drop outs it is the most important to feel they worth. When they realized who they are and develop positive attitude toward themselves, they can overcome issues they are facing with. THE POWER OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE IN SELF AND OTHERS SELF PRESENTATION USING SOCIAL MEDIA GET...

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Entrepreneurship goes hand-in-hand with innovation and the ability to produce new ideas, provide better solutions, and pioneer new products. The most successful entrepreneurs are not simply the hardest working, they’re the most innovative. Great innovators do not see the world in black and white. While many people come to “either/or” conclusions, they strive to see “both/and.” When cell phones only made calls, and music devices only played music, innovators overlooked these conventional boundaries. Turning the young person’s idea for a business into a clear, well-argued business plan is the first and vital part of the process. Business plan templates...

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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


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