Training of Teaching Staff for Older Adults

Enrique Fernández Lópiz About the author

The present article is a proposal for the training of the teaching staff in charge of older adults education. On the theoretical aspect, we incorporated some ideas originating from the psychogerontology and the dynamic psychology. This theoretical, referential context has, in its favor, a relationship where it strongly presents a participating educational pattern and a teaching method that promote the autonomy of the older adult student. The proposed training pattern is based on the application of the Transactional Analysis to the teaching staff, whose main goals are to educate them in the analysis of teacher´s behavior with older students and communication in the classroom.

Psychogerontology; Elderly Education; Transactional Analysis

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