Study of Aspects Facilitating «Lifelong Learning» Competence Development in High School Students




«lifelong learning» competence, high school students, success-oriented motivation, academic self-regulation, hubristic motivation.


The «lifelong learning» competence is considered in the article as an integrated ability of an individual, incorporating knowledge, skills and habits that students acquire during schooling, as well as certain qualities that ensure their readiness for further learning, socialization and personal growth. Successoriented motivation and success in learning are determined as the essential prerequisites for the «lifelong learning» competence development in high school learners. The article presents the results of an empirical study of the correlation between successoriented motivation, high school students’ academic self-regulation and their success in learning. The experimental assessment was carried out in two different types of institutions of secondary education (the general secondary school, the lyceum). To carry out the diagnostic assessment of 9th grade students (n = 134, age 13– 15 years) the adaptation of the method of motivating students to achieve success, the method of «Academic self-regulation» and the technique of hubristic motivation diagnostic assessment were used. It has been determined that high level indicators of internalization and exteriorization are more evident in lyceum students, confirming their desire for self-development, selfimprovement and self-education. The existence of direct correlation between the external regulation of learning activity and the motivation oriented to preventing failure, and between the internal motivation and success-oriented motivation has been proved. The peculiarities of the success-oriented motivation and academic self-regulation of high school students of different types of schools (general secondary school, lyceum) have been specified. The study has confirmed that the motives of the internal successoriented motivation of high school students have a greater impact on their achievements in learning than the motives of external motivation and are more valuable for «lifelong learning» competence development.


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How to Cite

Matvieieva, O., Ovcharenko, N., Korchagina, A., Kuznetsova, O., & Grineva, V. (2019). Study of Aspects Facilitating «Lifelong Learning» Competence Development in High School Students. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 11(2), 180-197.

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