Challenges to prophylaxis in modern school

  • Sławomir Śliwa The Academy of Management adn Administration, Faculty of Economics and Pedagogy, Opole
Keywords: school prophylaxis program, competence of prophylaxis


The article concerns the challenges for the teachers who are engaged in preventative actions in the contemporary school. The author takes the issues relating to the problems faced by teachers implementing school prophylaxis programs.

This problem was taken up in the study because during interviews and work with teachers the author noted that they are struggling with problems in constructing and implementing school prevention programs. Not every teacher knows what the standards for prophylaxis interventions are and how they are designed to build programs.

The research was conducted using the diagnostic survey method, survey technique, questionnaire survey tool. The research group counted a total of 111 subjects.

The goal of theoretical and cognitive research was to diagnose the problems teachers face when designing and implementing a school prophylaxis program. The practical and implementation objective was to develop recommendations for schools and municipalities in support of teachers who implement the school prophylaxis program.

Research shows that respondents have the support to implement prophylaxis impacts at school, these activities are rather monitored and evaluated, the climate is conducive to school prophylaxis, and the programs are based on scientific basis. However, according to the educators, there are insufficient funds for prophylaxis, and they are rather low in their competence. In addition, teachers with work experience up to 5 years worse than others evaluate some areas related to prophylaxis.

In the end there are shown also areas in which teachers feel the need to improve their competence in the field of prophylaxis.

At the end are presented conclusions and practical recommendations for use in educational institutions, which implement programs in the field of universal prophylaxis.

Keywords: prophylaxis, school prophylaxis program, competence of prophylaxis.

Author Biography

Sławomir Śliwa, The Academy of Management adn Administration, Faculty of Economics and Pedagogy, Opole

PhD, assistant

scientific interests: policy


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How to Cite
Śliwa, S. (2017). Challenges to prophylaxis in modern school. Journal of Education Culture and Society, 7(2), 103-115.