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Veronese, Guido; Pepe, Alessandro; Dagdukee, Jamal; Yaghi, Shaher – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Informed by a perspective centred on psychological health and well-being, the present research investigated whether teachers' overall well-being was influenced by their affect balance, as well as the extent to which both affect and well-being are influenced by social capital, in conflict-ridden areas such as the occupied Palestinian Territories…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Political Influences
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Berkovich, Izhak – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This exploratory study is based on a multidimensional perspective of trust relationships proposed in the literature to classify the profiles of teachers' trust in the principal. The main purpose of the present study was to examine the type and frequency of profiles of teachers' trust in principal, and the implications of these profiles for…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Principals, Public School Teachers
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Gavish, Bella – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
To open a window into perceptions entailed in the professional world view of special education teacher trainees, three research questions were developed: (a) What are their motives for joining the profession? (b) How do they perceive the role of the special education teacher? and (c) What are their expectations from teacher training? The research…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Training
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Yinon, Hayuta; Orland-Barak, Lily – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Many countries experience a high percentage of teachers who leave the profession before retirement. Most of the explanations, such as teacher burnout, adopt a pathogenic point of view which perceives attrition as a negative work outcome. In contrast, the qualitative project that this article is based on, which characterizes the career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Attrition (Research Studies)
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Goroshit, Marina; Hen, Meriav – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Teachers' social-emotional competencies seem to play a significant role in promoting social-emotional learning in schools. Empathic teachers were found to possess a higher level of morality; to communicate more successfully with their students; to encourage them to forge empathic relationships; and to successfully motivate their students. Yet,…
Descriptors: Empathy, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Markic, Silvija; Eilks, Ingo; Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; Hugerat, Muhamad; Kortam, Naji; Dkeidek, Iyad; Hofstein, Avi – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This paper presents a study focusing on differences in Israeli Jewish and Arab chemistry teachers' beliefs regarding teaching and learning of chemistry in the upper secondary schools. Israel is a country experiencing the problems of diverse cultural orientation of its inhabitants but applying the same educational system to its diverse cultural…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Qualitative Research, Teacher Attitudes
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Somech, Anit – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) is defined as performance that supports the social and psychological environment in which a task is conducted. Teachers' OCB can be directed toward particular individuals (OCBI) and/or toward the organization (OCBO). Despite their beneficial impact on school, these could entail personal costs for the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Role, Stress Variables
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Avidov-Ungar, Orit – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This research aims to evaluate the manner in which teachers perceive their professional development process. Forty-three teachers from Israeli schools participated in the study. I used a semi-structured interview to understand the teachers' perceptions about their professional development. The qualitative analysis identified two dimensions that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews
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Friedman, Isaac A. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
The article focuses on investigating pre-service teachers' expectations of their future teaching career, in particular concerning teacher-student interrelations. In an attempt to comprehend why people choose teaching as a professional career, a conceptual model titled "Teachers" altruistic-narcissistic classroom expectations' was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Expectation
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Hillel Lavian, Rivka – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Special education teachers work under more difficult, more intense, and more demanding conditions than mainstream teachers. Relations between teachers, pupils, and parents are more complex than in mainstream education due to the intensity, intimacy, vulnerability, and commitment involved. Teachers require special skills so they can practice…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Role, Personal Narratives, Teacher Attitudes
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Ben Sasson, Dvora; Somech, Anit – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
To fill the gap in theoretical and empirical knowledge on workplace aggression by teachers working in teams, this study explored its components, its targets, and its contextual determinants. Data were collected through three observations at different schools and at different times on 29 math, homeroom, language, and science studies teams.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Teacher Behavior, Teamwork, Work Environment
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Avidov-Ungar, Orit; Friedman, Izhak; Olshtain, Elite – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study used semi-structured in-depth interviews to explore empowerment patterns among teachers who hold leadership positions in school. Our qualitative analysis presents a hierarchical ladder with three types of empowerment amongst these teachers, ranging from limited empowerment through rewarding empowerment to change-enhancing empowerment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Leadership, Semi Structured Interviews
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Zion, Michal; Schanin, Ilana; Shmueli, Ester Rimerman – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2013
The research goal of this study was to determine whether teachers who participated in an inquiry-based course were able to internalize a dynamic open inquiry process. This study focused on 25 science teachers who participated in an annual inquiry-based academic course. Several teaching tools helped teachers employ an open inquiry process. We…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Oplatka, Izhar – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2012
This study aimed at obtaining a greater understanding of the emotional aspects for teachers' of extra-role activities in drug and alcohol prevention education that are subjectively perceived by principals and teachers as discretionary and non-formally prescribed. The study also exposes the determinants affecting these activities. Based on…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Prevention, Caring, Principals
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Lavian, Rivka Hillel – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2012
This article reports on a quantitative research study designed to examine the impact of organizational climate on burnout among homeroom and special education teachers working in Israeli state (non-religious) schools. The research literature identifies various causes for teacher burnout, offering evidence that special education teachers experience…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Teacher Burnout, Program Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis
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