Analysis of Children’s Emotional Intelligence in Families of Migrant Workers during Pandemic Covid-19 in Ukraine



The paper presents the results of children’s EQ analysis in families of migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine. The following methods have been applied: theoretical methods – analysis, synthesis, comparison, generalization, systematization of scientific practices in issue of children’s EQ in families of migrant workers; empirical methods – interviewing, questionnaire, self-esteem, adapted methods ‘Dictionary of emotions’, ‘Complete the sentence’, preliminary methodology ‘My dream’, adapted samples ‘My three wishes’ – for preliminary diagnostics; for data processing – comparative method, methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis of diagnostic data, graphical methods of statistics processing (tabulation, diagrams), method of experts’ assessments; methods of mathematical statistics, the Pearson criterion of homogeneity. The EI problem of children from migrant workers' families has social, pedagogical, psychological and legal aspects that are exacerbated and need to be addressed during the pandemic. It is found that basic environments – family; social environment; general secondary education institution; peers; the Internet and social networks, which are comfortable for the EI formation of children from migrant workers' families, are subject to restrictions/localizations in quarantine conditions and cause changes in EI. It is stated that in the absence of parents, the institution of general secondary education is the environment where control, efficiency and optimization of the process of forming the children’s EI are ensured. The scientific novelty of the obtained results of children’s EQ analysis in families of migrant workers during pandemic COVID-19 in Ukraine has both theoretical and practical value on the international level for researchers and social work experts, dealing with issues of work migration, including children of migrant workers. The solution of the problem involves making special psychological and pedagogical programs for children’s EQ development in families of migrant workers.


emotional intelligence; children from families of migrant workers; pandemic COVID-19; legal status; environment; preliminary diagnosing

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