TEACHERS' TRAINING FOR THE NEW ROLES IN TEACHING
Modern changes in school, especially student-oriented instruction, require teachers to play a new role in the teaching process. In order to respond to new teaching challenges, a teacher needs to have various competencies. The aim of the conducted research was to determine teacher's attitudes and opinions about the importance of their new roles and competences for the successful realization of teaching process. The survey was conducted on a sample of 566 teachers both class teachers and subject teachers in Serbia. The Likert's sum scale was applied in the survey. The data were processed using descriptive statistical procedures. The results of the survey show that new roles for which appropriate competencies should be acquired are as follows: planner-programmer, organizational-managerial, motivational, pedagogical-instructive and advisory, evaluation and research. The obtained results can represent a rewarding basis for the creators of educational policies in modeling a quality school and effective teaching that would lead each student to success according to his individual abilities.