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Професионализмът в образованието и учителската професия
Professionalism in education and teaching profession

Author(s): Zhulieta Savova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, School education, Higher Education , Educational Psychology, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Sociology of Education
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Professionalism; professional ideology; teaching as a profession; myths (about teaching); contradictions.

Summary/Abstract: “Professionalism in education and teaching profession” is focused on the ongoing debate regarding professional status of teaching and its relations with professionalism. Professionalism in education is viewed as both teaching characteristics and professional ideology. Each approach associated with descriptive portrait of teaching offers important and legitimate characteristics of this profession, but also demonstrates weaknesses. The article discusses some myths about teaching as a profession with negative impact on the concept about professionalism as well as presents some of the popular contradictions associated with teaching as a profession.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 7-18
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bulgarian