Using pedagogical heritage of V. Sukhomlynskyi to develop pedagogical competency of future primary school teachers
The article reveals specificity in developing pedagogical competency of future primary school teachers with the use of pedagogical heritage of the outstanding educator and humanist of the 20th century V. Sukhomlynskyi. In the scientific context, theoretical aspects of developing pedagogical competency of future primary school teachers were considered. The concepts of «professional competency», «pedagogical competency», «professional pedagogical competency» were clarified. It was found that the process of developing pedagogical competency of future primary school teachers is defined as a certain result of professional education, which takes place during a certain period of study, so that students may acquire knowledge, abilities and skills, which are required to be ready for pedagogical activity, develop their abilities, capabilities and professional qualities, as well as enhance creative self-realization in professional pedagogical activity. It was specified that the process of developing pedagogical competency of primary school teachers during master’s studies is mostly influenced by psychological and pedagogical subjects, in particular «Higher Education Pedagogy», through interactive methods of teaching and learning, which promote better acquisition of educational material and enhance students’ professional skills, such as to teach, to explain, to ask questions, to listen to the interlocutor, to comprehend the essence of educational material, to develop their own views and other pedagogical phenomena.