ASPECTS OF EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN PRIMARY SCHOOL AGE PUBLISHEDAlina TURCULEŢ1 , Cristina TULBURE2
Abstract: The problems of educating the emotional abilities have been frequently approached within the academic environment. The subject has been of great interest, from the perspective of both transversal competences formation necessary towards the social and professional insertion of the individual and the identification of efficient educational strategies, in order to acquire this desideratum. Our study has been accomplished during the first semester of the school year 2014-2015 on a batch of primary school pupils from Brașov. The study had as a purpose the identification of pupils’ emotionality coefficients through administrating the emotional intelligence test, a version for children, adapted by Mihaela Roco and tested on the Romanian population. The results follow the line of the previous research, as the pupils have registered average or under average values of emotional intelligence level. The analysis of answers for each item underlines the fact that, for the investigated population, the choice of correct answer is strongly influenced by pupils’ habits and current school activity routines.
Key words: children, emotional intelligence values, emotional roles learning, social expectations on behavior