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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cabaroglu, Nese; Tillema, Harm H. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2011
To disclose the inner process of teacher educators' dealing with their different roles and their coping with conflicting demands, the study of dilemmas encountered in practice may offer a promising perspective. Building on previous research on teaching dilemmas, this study uses a comparative approach to disclose teacher educators' views on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods, Coping
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Eilam, Billie – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2009
Voices of veteran junior high and high school biology teachers are seldom heard. Yet, the unique characteristics of this subject-matter may shed some light on veteran teachers' lives in school and their possible contribution to educational systems anywhere. Eight teachers were interviewed, aiming to arrive at their self-perceptions as veteran…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Science Teachers, Junior High Schools
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Schonmann, Shifra – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2009
This paper is the result of an explorative study, based on the in-depth meta-analysis of a corpus of contemporary pieces of research in which there was found clear references to veteran theatre teachers talking about their work. Following that, extracts from interviews of experienced theatre teachers were analyzed. The major aim of this study is…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Experienced Teachers
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Barak, Moshe; Shakhman, Larisa – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2008
The study reported in this article aimed at exploring what teachers know and do about fostering higher-order thinking skills in teaching science, and how they see themselves involved in achieving this end. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 11 teachers experienced in teaching high school physics, which is considered a…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Constructivism (Learning), Physics, Thinking Skills
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Zellermayer, Michal; Tabak, Edith – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2006
This action research is targeted at academic researchers who facilitate the construction of communities of enquiry in school-university partnerships and are interested in understanding the process of such an enterprise as well as the knowledge constructed within such communities. Our action research study provides a possible road map for such a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Collegiality, Teacher Researchers, Communities of Practice
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Oplatka, Izhar – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2005
Teachers' career transitions and their positive as well as negative outcomes were left relatively untouched in the literature and research on education. In an effort to fill in gaps in knowledge, this paper reports the findings of a life story study that explored inter-school transitions during the career cycle of mid-career women teachers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Females, Career Development
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Greensfeld, Hava; Elkad-Lehman, Ilana – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2004
This study investigates the ways in which the disciplines of science and literature influence concepts related to thinking among teachers at colleges of education. Tools were developed to distinguish between what teachers declared to be important in the thinking skills necessary for their discipline and the skills the teachers actually used. A…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Teacher Attitudes, Cognitive Processes
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