Anton Makarenko, in full Anton Semyonovich Makarenko, (born March 1 [March 13, New Style], , Belopolye, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Bilopillya. Anton Makarenko, a talented educator and writer, was born in the Ukrainian town of Belopolie Kharkov Province into the family of a house painter. Anton Makarenko. Date of Birth (Age): Aug 22, (30). Place of Birth: UdSSR Kharkiv. Nationality: Ukraine. Height: 1,74 m. Position: Left Midfield. Contract.


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Makarenko was just 17 years old when he began teaching at a railway college. He enjoyed teaching and his students liked his lessons.

In Makarenko served in the army, but because of his poor vision he was demobilized. For his educational achievements Makarenko was honored with a golden medal, the highest award in Soviet schools and colleges.

After graduating from college Makarenko was advised to continue his scientific research in the field of pedagogy, but Anton chose to become a practicing teacher. He worked in the colleges of Krukov and Poltava until when he was invited to head the Poltava Colony for Young Offenders.

Based on pedagogic literature and anton makarenko own research and experience, Makarenko believed that upbringing and proper education were the most important factors influencing the formation and development of an individual. Makarenko felt that society, the collective as it was called, was of the anton makarenko importance.


He rejected the idea that society was a crushing mechanism that necessarily strips everyone of their individual identity. However, he also anton makarenko not believe in blindly following the higher authorities that controlled that society.

Makarenko, Anton (1888-1939)

And even though he believed that collectivism is a major component of a healthy society, he also saw self-governance as an essential part of a collectivism. He thought everyone should have a say.

These departures from the party line eventually cost him his job Schugurensky, Kuzmich, Makarenko maintained that the only people who anton makarenko have a say in the educational process are the teachers and the kids.

He did wholeheartedly accept help from the government, followed their rules and regulations, and dealt with monthly inspections.

Anton Makarenko

Theory of Opportunity Who is to be educated? Who is to be schooled? One thing that made Makarenko distinct was his belief in equal opportunity. He saw potential in every child and believed anton makarenko if they were approached the right way they all could learn.

He only had a few children that he gave up on for anton makarenko sake of saving others from their bad influence, but he spent a long time trying out different approaches before he felt pressured to do so. Therefore, he constantly promoted education to colony inmates and taught them that it is their responsibility as worthy members of society.

Makarenko maintained that everyone must be educated and he did not discriminate between children based on gender and provided education for both girls and boys of all ages up until they legally became adults. Since the Soviet Union was a mixture of different cultures, he also acepted every variety anton makarenko ethnic group into the colony.

THEORIST on Education

The only children that Makarenko gave up on were the ones that continuously did anton makarenko learn from their mistakes. He would explain their flaws, punish anton makarenko for their actions, have emotionally intense conversations and give them time to change, and if that did not work, he would offer them to leave the colony, so that they did not spread their negative influence.

Some of those mistakes were stealing and fighting. Makarenko did not want to teach children whom he could never trust Litvinov,vol. Theory of Consensus Why do people disagree?

How is consensus achieved?


Whose opinion takes precedence?