Erik Selecký

Erik Selecký
Technical University in Zvolen; Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra · Center of Continuing Education; Department of pedagogy

Doctor of Philosophy
1/ Vocational education 2/ Senior education 3/ Teacher of adult education, senior education and management of education

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Introduction
Senior education, Management of education
Additional affiliations
October 2020 - present
University of Constantinus the Philosopher in Nitra - Univerzita Konstant’na Filozofa v Nitre
Position
  • Teacher
Description
  • Study program: Andragogy, Geragogy, Management of education
November 2003 - present
Technical University in Zvolen
Position
  • Managing Director
Description
  • vocational education, senior education
Education
September 2017 - July 2020
September 2005 - June 2010
Technical University in Zvolen
Field of study
  • Sectoral and cross-sectional economies

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Publications (19)
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The main aim of the article is to analyse the offer of movement activities at the Universities of the Third Age in Slovakia and to find out the interest of seniors in the offered movement activities at the Universities of the Third Age. The research, which consisted of a qualitative part – an interview with three lecturers at the Universities of th...
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The publication is dedicated to sharing the best experiences of project Erasmus plus partners. We believe that we put together an interesting publication that may serve as motivation for existing and starting U3A but also for universities and spare-time associations which are interested realised U3A sport activities. U3A should be seen as a compre...
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The main goal of the paper is to present the basic concepts of the education of seniors for cultural and educational workers and to introduce them to the practice of education of seniors. The paper points out the demographic aspects of aging, defines old age, aging and active aging. It represents the best experiences from Europe that cultural and e...
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The main goal of this article is to find out what educational and physical activities seniors are interested in specialy in Daily centers. It is very important look at active ageing and lifestyle during senility by the education of seniors, the motivation of seniors and to learn and how important education is for seniors and their surroundings. The...
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The main goal is to point out existing education tools and new tools, ICT elements that we can apply to senior education. By introducing new practices, we can improve and support the education of seniors organized by various institutions, organizations, associations, community centers and others. By researching ICT tools not only in the Central Eur...
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The main goal is to zoom in to existing fields of study in universities of the third age, which focus on the field of health care. Universities of the third age in Slovakia are active and contribute to the education of seniors in the field of health literacy, we consider it one of the key areas. (Cieľom tohto príspevku je poukázať na existujúce štu...
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Senior education is currently considered an integral part of the lifelong learning process. This concept has been repeatedly confirmed and emphasized for several decades not only as a basic principle of perception of education, but also as a starting point in the creation and implementation of specific educational activities.
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Charakter riadenia vzdelávacích inštitúcií na Slovensku determinuje v súčasnosti množstvo externých činiteľov, medzi ktoré možno zaradiť aj zvyšujúce sa nároky na kvalitu riadenia škôl, školských zariadení, ale aj tie, ktoré sa podieľajú na profesijnom vzdelávaní dospelej populácie. Týka sa to rôznych foriem podnikového, mimoškolského či celoživotn...
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We present the implementation of innovations in the education of seniors. Theoretical knowledge is supplemented by research findings in 2019-2020. Quantitative and qualitative research is complemented by a description, analysis and comparison of the views of managers and students UTA. We identify and show the innovative elements in senior education...
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Social networks and promotion is important for educational activities. The education and other educational activities are important and interesting for clients. The student is the number one client in education. Universities in Slovakia actively work with social networks but in different ways. We compare selected statistical data at Slovak public u...
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Our goal is to show the importance of educational activities in senior ́s life, to present the spectrum of activities and support their realization during senior’s lives. The starting point is in respect of human needs and interests, developing the communication and cooperation. We would like to show the system of senior education in Slovak republi...
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Financial gerontology can be defined as investigating relations between finances and aging. Authors such as Neal E. Cutler, Kouhei Komamura, Davis W. Gregg, Shinya Kajitani, Kei Sakata, and Colin McKenzie (Kajitani et al. 2017) affirm that financial literacy is an effect of aging with concern about the issue of finances, as well as stating that it...
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The organization of an international education activity has its specifics compared to a national one. It is very important to know the differences in the very organization as well as the opinions of the individual participants. We can find differences not only in the management of education but also in the leisure activities, the nourishment, and t...
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The University of the Third Age (hereafter U3A) is a term that is mentioned in the media more and more. We have to thank all those who have contributed to this project - especially Pierre Vellas who is the founder of the University of the Third Age in France. To begin with, we took great pains to compare various systems of senior education in Europ...
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This volume—“Selected Contemporary Challenges of Aging Policy”—is the most international of all published monographs from the series “Czech-Polish-Slovak Studies in Andragogy and Social Gerontology.” Among the scholars trying to grasp the nuances and trends of social policy, there are diverse perspectives, resulting not only from the extensive know...
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Social networks in senior´s education. Marketing and his main role in senior´s education.
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U3A should be seen as a comprehensive educational and counselling system for the older citizens mostly in their retirement age. Demands on the organization and the educational process are different than the education of children, youth or adults. The education of seniors has its own specifics which should be respected. In the first part of the mono...
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History, present, future, contacts all Slovak UTAs.
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The main goal of this paper is to define the basic terms and functions in the field of seniors education. We analyse the Slovak Government politics concerning active aging and we relate it to economical issues. Another section focuses on senior education by means of the University of the Third Age in Slovakia. Actual statistics of the academic year...

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According to the World Report on Ageing and Health, the world's population aged over 60 years will go to nearly 2 billion from the current 900 million; Japan is the country with the longest life expectancy, Italy is the second in the world and first in Europe. These demographic changes pose social and health problems that must be addressed not so much from a welfare point of view as by spreading lifestyles that minimize the period of non-self-sufficiency of an individual's life. The TEMPUS Project CTAE aim is to promote active ageing through Education and Social Inclusion using a multidisciplinary approach and collecting evidence of good practice from different countries.
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Development, accumulation and care-taking of human capital through life-long learning promotion and social inclusion of elderly people into the system of informal and continuing education in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine.