• Vesna Stojanovska “St. Kliment Ohridski” University, Faculty of Education – Bitola
  • Metodija Stojanovski “St. Kliment Ohridski” University, Faculty of Education – Bitola


This article discusses school climate and social support in the development of creativity through perspective of North Macedonian parents. A special constructed questionnaire was used to explore how parents perceive school climate and social support in the development of creative skills. Results show that parents perceive students' creative skills as an important element for the development of one country yet they are not convinced about the presence of a benevolent environment in schools for the development of creativity. Parents saw a lack of a comprehensive and organized approach from the national institutions that will support and foster innovation. Parents’ perceptions about schools and society are important as they are indirect beneficiaries in education. Therefore, this knowledge on parent’s perspective is useful in future educational research on teaching for creativity. Further, this knowledge contributes to the knowledge base in creativity, education and social environment.


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STOJANOVSKA, Vesna; STOJANOVSKI, Metodija. PARENT’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE SCHOOL CLIMATE AND SOCIAL SUPPORT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CREAIVITY AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. International Journal of Education TEACHER, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 17, may 2019. ISSN 1857-8888. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 jan. 2020. doi: