Alternativni programi/Alternative programmes are other available plan and programme of study in osnovno obrazovanje, besides the regular ones, e.g. programmes following Waldorf or Montessori pedagogy.
Cjelodnevna nastava/Full-time classes – classes organised during the whole day, as a rule, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for the same students, with intervals of out-of-class and out-of-school activities.
Daroviti učenik/gifted students is subcategory of učenik s posebnim potrebama that refers to students of above-the-average intellectual or (i) academic, or (i) creative, or (i) psychological and motor abilities.
Dijete/Child – persons between the age of six months and the school starting age receiving an organised form of preschool education and actively participating in the education process provided by the kindergarten.
Dijete s posebnim odgojno-obrazovnim potrebama
Dijete s posebnim odgojno-obrazovnim potrebama/Child with special educational needs' may refer to: – dijete s teškoćama/child with disabilities – a child who has been identified as having a certain degree and type of disability under social welfare regulations and who is included into regular and/or special educational group in the kindergarten, or into a special educational establishment or – darovito dijete/gifted child – a child who has been identified as possessing an above-the-average ability in one or more fields included in nursery or kindergarten education programmes.
Dječj vrtić is institution (with or without branch offices) that provides upbringing, care and education for pre-school children. Pre-school programmes can be implemented in basic schools, in library playrooms, and in other social, cultural, and sport institutions and organizations (other legal entities).
Dodatna nastava/Additional classes is an individualised form of work with gifted students.
Dopunska nastava/Remedial classes is a form of work with students who do not achieve satisfactory results in the regular programme.
Izvannastavne aktivnosti/Out-of-class activities – educational activities conducted in school planned, programmed, organised and executed by the school which students can participate in on voluntary basis.
Kombinirani razredni odjel
Kombinirani razredni odjel/Combined class of students is a group of students consisting of two, three or four classes, commonly formed is schools with few students.
Mreža osnovnih škola
Mreža osnovnih škola/Network of primary schools is a group of institutions of primary education, head and branch schools and branch classes which provide primary education locally and regionally, and which is defined by its enrolment area.
Napredovanje učitelja i suradnika
Napredovanje učitelja i suradnika/Promotion of teachers and expert associates is a framework for promotion of full-time teachers through which they can attain a higher rank in educational work on the basis of the evaluation of their work with students, their work in extracurricular activities and their professional development.
Nastava/Classes is planned and organised form of education in schools or other educational institutions. Nastava is organized as set of scheduled activities following nastavni plan and nastavni program.
Nastavni plan/Plan of study – a document containing the stipulated names and number of subjects and of other school activities and the weekly and annual number of classes for each grade and each class.
Nastavni program/Programme of study – a document defining the goal, content and scope of other class and school activities.
Obrazovanje djece i mladeži s teškoćama u razvoju
Obrazovanje djece i mladeži s teškoćama u razvoju/Education of disabled children and youth - is carried out in basic schools in special training-educational groups and class units within the school. In the case of heavier developmental difficulties, basic education is provided in special institutions. Disabled children can attend school until the age of 21.
Obrazovanje na jeziku i pismu nacionalne manjine ''Obrazovanje na jeziku i pismu nacionalne manjine/Education on language and script of national minority - In areas with large national minority population, basic and secondary schools (school units) are established with educational programmes in their respective languages and scripts.
Obrazovanje odraslih/Adults Education - is aimed at providing education for adults who have not obtained an adequate education in the course of regular schooling and those who want to get more of vocational education. For adults, this can include either regular attending of school or only taking exams. Basic and upper secondary education of adults is carried out in basic and upper secondary schools and other licensed institutions.
Odgojitelj/Preschool Teacher is a professional qualified for performing educational work with children in kindergartens or within other legal entities providing an organised form of preschool education.
Odgojno obrazovna skupina
Odgojno obrazovna skupina/Educational group is a group of a relatively stable number of students from one, two or more classes, formed with the purpose of carrying out elective, catch-up and additional classes, out-of-class activities and other forms of work in the school.
Osnovno obrazovanje/Basic education - lasts for eight years and is compulsory as a rule for all children between the age of six and fifteen. It gives basic general education according to the established educational plan and programme.
Osnovna glazbena i baletna škola
Osnovna glazbena i baletna škola/Basic music and ballet school are educational institutions which prepare children for the continuation of education in secondary art schools of the same kind. The pupils are obliged to concurrently attend a regular basic school.
Osnovna škola/Primary school is an educational institution providing education and having the minimum of one class of students in each grade, from grade I to grade VIII.
Osnovna škola s otežanim uvjetima rada
Osnovna škola s otežanim uvjetima rada/School with less-favoured working conditions are educational institutions located on the islands, hilly and mountain regions and areas with poor road and traffic connections, as well as the schools to which the ministry in charge of education has granted this status under special regulations.
Područna škola/Branch school is an educational institution which is dislocated from the head office of the head school but is in its programme and staff associated with it. It is established if its enrolment quota guarantees a sufficient number of students for organising the minimum of one class of students in each grade, from grade I to grade IV, or from grade V to grade VIII, and if it complies with the Standard regulating its activities.
Područni odjel/Branch class is a class or classes of students which are dislocated from the head office of the head school and do not meet the requirements for establishment of a branch school.
Posebni razredni odjel
Posebni razredni odjel/Special class of students – a group of students of the same grade, approximately the same age, with special educational needs, enrolled in a special programme for students with severe learning disabilities.
Poludnevna nastava/Part-time classes – classes organised in a single half-day (either morning or afternoon) shift.
Predmetna nastava/Subject classes – classes organised by subjects and grouped by educational fields.
Predškolsko obrazovanje/Pre-school education non-mandatory education for children from three years of age to school age.
Produženi boravak/Extended stay – an organised stay and meals for children in the school after the regular, compulsory classes and school activities have finished.
Produženi stručni postupak
Produženi stručni postupak/Extended professional treatment is a professional assistance programme for children with special educational needs, involving providing assistance in acquiring educational contents, rehabilitation programmes and interest groups for encouraging students’ creativity.
Program/Programme is a document stipulating general goals and contents, material and teacher requirements under the Programme Guidelines for Preschool Children Education.
Poslijediplomski sveučilišni studij
Poslijediplomski sveučilišni studij/Postgraduate university study - as a rule, lasts for three years. After fulfilling all conditions and on public defending of a doctoral dissertation, a person obtains an academic degree of the doctor of science (Dr. Sc.) or the doctor of art (Dr. Art). A university can organise a postgraduate specialist study lasting one to two years, by which a person obtains a degree of a university specialist with a reference to the field of study.
Rad s djecom oboljelom od kroničnih bolesti
Rad s djecom oboljelom od kroničnih bolesti/Work with children suffering from a chronic disease also known as “nastava u kući/classes at home” is a form of organisation of primary school programmes intended for students who are unable to regularly attend classes for an extended period of time due to their health condition. The nearest school is responsible for organisation of the classes.
Rad s djecom smještenom u zdravstvene ustanove
Rad s djecom smještenom u zdravstvene ustanove/Work with children placed in health institutions also known as “nastava u bolnici/classes in hospital” is a form of organisation of primary school programmes intended for students placed in hospitals and consequently unable to regularly attend classes in their own school for an extended period of time. The nearest school is responsible for organisation of the classes.
Razredni odjel/Class of students – a group of students of the same grade and of approximately the same age and educational and emotional level.
Razredna nastava/Class organisation by classes of students – class organisation in the first four grades of primary school where one teacher teaches the majority of the programme contents.
Redovita nastava/Regular classes – a planned educational activity in school requiring compulsory attendance and participation in educational and school work in accordance with the prescribed plan and programme of study and which is performed during the entire school year.
Smjena/Shift is organisation of daily timetable in two or three time blocks with the goal of organising classes for all students from a given enrolment area.
Srednje obrazovanje/Upper secondary education is non-compulsory level of education above the osnovna škola which may last from one to four years. It gives education and skills that are necessary either to enter the labour market or to continue with the education. Upper secondary education is not compulsory. Depending on education plan and programme, there are following types of upper secondary schools:
- grammar schools/gimnazije
- technical and related schools/tehničke i srodne škole
- art schools/umjetničke škole
- industrial and crafts schools/industrijske i obrtničke škole.
Srednje obrazovanje mladeži s teškoćama u razvoju
Srednje obrazovanje mladeži s teškoćama u razvoju/Upper secondary education of disabled youth is provided by applying individual methods within special class units or educational institutions.
Stručni suradnik/Expert Associate is a person with qualifications in pedagogy, psychology or special education and rehabilitation providing assistance to children and teachers in education and contributing to the development and enhancement of the field of education.
Stručno usavršavanje učitelja i stručnih suradnika
Stručno usavršavanje učitelja i stručnih suradnika/Professional development of teachers and expert associates is a continual professional progress of teachers and expert associates by means of official and unofficial, group and individual forms of training and acquisition of additional knowledge and skills with the goal of improving one’s personal competences and abilities in one’s own field and in the entire field of education.
Studentski dom/Boarding homes for students/Dormitories are institutions that provide board and lodging for students during their studies. Besides accommodation, meals can be provided.
Stručni studij/Professional studies is a form of higher education which provide students with an adequate level of knowledge and skills that enable performance of professional occupations and prepare them for direct entry into labour market. Professional studies are conducted at schools of professional higher education or at polytechnics, but can be conducted also at the University.
Sveučilišni studij/University studies is a form of higher education which prepares students for work placement in science and higher education, in business, public sector and society in general and also prepare them for development and application of scientific and professional achievements. University studies are organised and conducted at universities. Graduate and postgraduate studies are organised in collaboration with scientific institutes.
Škola/School is an educational institution providing formal education. In education statistics a school is considered a group of pupils following the same educational plan and programme at a certain location. Each geographically separated unit (a class) is also considered a school (a school unit).
Učenik/Student is an agent of the educational process, a person who has been officially enrolled in a primary or secondary school and who acquires knowledge and develops competences and skills, habits and educational values by attending a compulsory and non-compulsory primary school.
Učenik s posebnim odgojno-obrazovnim potrebama
Učenik s posebnim odgojno-obrazovnim potrebama/Student with special educational needs is a student with disabilities or a potentially gifted student.
Učenik s teškoćama
Učenik s teškoćama/student with disabilities is subcategory of učenik s posebnim potrebama that refers to a student who has been diagnosed with a certain degree and type of disability on the basis of the social welfare categorisation regulations, including children who are visually impaired or hard of hearing, children with speech and language impairments, children with specific learning disabilities, or motor disabilities, or intellectual disabilities, or behaviour disorders, autistic children, children with multiple types or degrees of psychological and physical disabilities, who have been enrolled in a regular or special institution of primary education, and who attend regular, individualised or special programme classes depending on the type and degree of disability.
Učitelj/Teacher is a person who has received formal education and qualifications in teaching and education of students in an educational institution in osnovna škola..
Učitelj za provođenje nastave u posebnim razrednim odjelima
Učitelj za provođenje nastave u posebnim razrednim odjelima/skupinama i skupinama produženoga stručnog postupka/Teacher conducting classes in special classes of students/groups and the groups undergoing an extended professional treatment – a person who has received formal education in the field of special education and rehabilitation and is qualified for teaching and education of children with disabilities.
Upisno područje/Enrolment area is the area from where children who have registered permanent or temporary residence in that area are entitled to enrol in a particular school, or an institution providing primary education.
Učenički dom/Boarding homes for pupils - are institutions that provide board and lodging for pupils during their studies and organize educational work, cultural and other pupils’ activities.
Veleučilišta ili visoke škole
Veleučilišta ili visoke škole/Polytechnics or schools of professional higher education - can organise a specialist graduate professional study lasting for one to two years for persons who completed a professional study or an undergraduate university study.
Visoka učilišta/Institutions of higher education - are university, university department faculty and art academy within it, polytechnic and school of professional higher education. University, university department faculty and art academy perform the activity of higher education, scientific, professional and artistic activity in line with the law and their statutes. These institutions organise and conduct university statutes. They can conduct professional studies as well. Polytechnic and school of higher education organise and conduct professional studies. They can perform professional, scientific and artistic activity in line with the law and their statutes.