Biography

Milan Matijević

Professor emeritus (2019), full professor at the Faculty of Teacher Education at the University of Zagreb. Teacher and Pedagogue.

Teaches the following courses: Didactics, Class curriculum, Evaluation in primary school, Alternative schools, Media pedagogy, Research methodology in education and some courses at post-graduate studies at the University of Zagreb. He has taught at universities in Osijek, Zadar, Split, Sarajevo and Ljubljana. Over the years, he has gained experience in teaching the young and the adults. In his professional career he has gone all the way from working as a pedagogue in a correctional institution, adult literacy teaching and teaching future pedagogues and teachers to the position of a director of the doctoral studies for elementary and high school teachers.

The author of more than twenty books and some hundred scientific papers in the field of child and adult education. His research and scientific papers deal with the fields of didactics, teaching methodology at all levels of schooling, distance learning, alternative pedagogies and schools, assessment models at all levels of schooling, new media in education. The titles of his published books report on his research and professional interests: Learning by Doing, Modern Organization of Adult Education, Humour in Teaching, At the Threshold of the Self-governing School, Elementary School in the World, Elementary School at the Threshold of the 21st Century, Didactics, Alternative Schools, Assessment in Primary School, Learning by Appointment, Pedagogy, School for the Net Generations, Multimedia Didactics, etc.

He was awarded national lifetime achievement award “Ivan Filipović” in 2019.

He is a member of the editing boards of a few scientific journals. He has actively participated at numerous scientific meetings in the country and abroad. He has been to various professional visits abroad (Germany, Finland, Netherlands, Scotland, England, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, USA, Turkey, Greece, Russia etc.).