The Reduction of Interest Among Elementary Students in the Field of Technical Education

Tomas Kozik, Ivica Handlovska


There are several factors that bring down student interest in technical education within Slovakia and other European Union countries. Authors of this article have now considered one effective method  that could improve this situation. This new method is to change of teaching strategies by applying methods of creative thinking. The article further examines the demonstration of these methods applied in elementary schools and defines barriers to their application in educational practice.


Technical education, interest, skills, creativity, strategy, development, changes in technical education.

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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