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Social Psychological Features of Relationships between Adolescents and Teachers in Children's Homes and Boarding Schools for Social and True Orphans
Kondratyev M.Yu., Doctor in Psychology, Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia, email@example.com
The paper reveals the issues concerning the interpersonal relationships within the 'adolescent — teacher' and 'teacher — adolescent' systems in children's homes and boarding schools for orphan children. As it is described, there is a qualitative difference between these relationship systems in open and closed educational institutes. The paper also defines the foundations of interpersonal significance of teachers and adolescents for each other.
Keywords: closed group, social and true orphans, interpersonal relationships in small groups, interpersonal significance, informal authority, reference, attraction, intragroup status
Column: Applied Research and Practice