The paper deals with the organization of boarding schools in Slovene educational (scholastic) system. The paper defines the boarding schools as educational organizations as seen by various authors. Further we deal with the organization of boarding schools in different countries e. g. Slovenia, Croatia, Great Britain, France, Japan etc. The boarding schools – hostels in Slovenia are compared with those from some other countries from three aspects: organizational, educational and financial. We have found out that notwithstanding the different names of the institutions their basic activity is always conducting the educational processes but in various ways.
Keywords: school system, boarding schools, educational work, organizational forms, comparison.
M.Sc. Olga Dečman Dobrnjič, Ph.D. Metod Černetič