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Harmsen, Ruth; Helms-Lorenz, Michelle; Maulana, Ridwan; van Veen, Klaas – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
In this study, the relationships between beginning teachers' perceived stress causes, stress responses, observed teaching behaviour and attrition is investigated employing structural equation modelling (SEM). A total of 143 BTs were surveyed using the Questionnaire on the Experience and Evaluation of Work-BTs (QEEW-BT). Teaching behaviour was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Stress Variables, Emotional Response
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Wong, Jocelyn L. N. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Most studies of school-based mentoring practice have put their key focus on discussions of the professional growth of novice teachers rather than of their mentors. Mentoring practice, however, is also a platform from which mentors can build or enhance their professional competency and capitalize their leadership role as they interact with novice…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Capacity Building, Mentors, Case Studies
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Leenders, Hélène; Haelermans, Carla; de Jong, Johan; Monfrance, Mélanie – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This paper shows how parents' perceptions of parent-teacher relationship practices differ between different types of schools with respect to children's special needs and the socio-economic status of these children. Using a questionnaire, we compare parents' views from two special education schools, two at-risk schools serving low SES-children, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Elementary School Teachers
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Yerdelen, Sündüs; Durksen, Tracy; Klassen, Robert M. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to test and validate the Engaged Teacher Scale (ETS) in a Turkish context (ETS-TR). In order to test the construct validity of the ETS, data were collected from 388 teachers in two northeast cities of Turkey. First-order confirmatory factor analysis results supported the 16-item and four-factor model of ETS while…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis, Turkish, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Martin, Anne; Tarnanen, Mirja; Tynjälä, Päivi – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study takes a narrative perspective to examine teachers as writers and autobiographical creative writing as a way for promoting teachers' professional development. In a creative writing group for Finnish primary and secondary school teachers, the teachers expressed themselves and explored their lives and identities through autobiographical…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Personal Narratives, Creative Writing, Autobiographies
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Losser, Janet L.; Caldarella, Paul; Black, Sharon J.; Pate, P. Elizabeth – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This qualitative study investigated factors that facilitate and hinder implementation of service learning for novice and veteran teachers. We conducted case studies of three novice teachers and three veteran teachers, using a cross-case analysis within and across groups. Confirming prior research, facilitating factors included teachers' knowledge…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Qualitative Research
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Geiger, Tray; Pivovarova, Margarita – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Teacher attrition is one of the driving contributors to the shortage of effective teachers internationally and in the United States. The common factors that spur teachers worldwide to leave the profession include low salaries, quality of teacher preparation programs, overwhelming workload, and poor working conditions. In this study, we analyzed…
Descriptors: Teaching Conditions, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Mixed Methods Research
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López Solé, Susana; Civís Zaragoza, Mireia; Díaz-Gibson, Jordi – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This paper studies the social side of pre-service teacher education and draws on social network analysis to explore the relation between the social capital of pre-service teachers and their academic and professional success. An online survey was applied to a sample of 321 students enrolled full time either in Preschool Education or Primary…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Social Networks, Network Analysis
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Hopkins, Sarah Lisa; Round, Penny Norma; Barley, Karen Dawn – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Inclusive education requires restructuring educational provision so that mainstream schools are able to provide for the needs of all students in their communities. To help realise this goal, initial teacher education programmes need to better prepare new graduates for teaching students with complex special education needs, including students with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education
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Trent, John – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Educational-policy makers worldwide are concerned with finding effective strategies to recruit and retain high-quality teachers. The recruitment of second-career teachers has been seen as one means of fulfilling this aim. Against a background of calls to better understand SCTs, this article reports the results of a qualitative study investigating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Change, Barriers, Professional Identity
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Brunetti, Gerald J.; Marston, Susan H. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Scholars in recent years have studied the professional development of teachers, identifying stages or phases that teachers characteristically experience during their careers. Little research, however, has focused specifically on the professional development of teachers during early and mid-career (years 1-10), which is the aim of the present…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Elementary School Teachers
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Papatraianou, Lisa H.; Strangeways, Al; Beltman, Susan; Schuberg Barnes, Emma – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Enhancing resilience is key to reducing teacher attrition and addressing the challenges of the profession but scant research exists on resilience in regional and remote settings, where there is a shortage of quality, specialist and lead teachers. The aim of this study was to combine ecological and relational perspectives on resilience to examine…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Rural Schools, Foreign Countries
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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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Zheng, Xin; Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Muhua – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Emotional labour has been demonstrated to play a critical role in teaching and leading in the past decade. This study explored the relationships between leadership practices, emotional labour and teacher self-efficacy, with a focus on the mediating role of emotional labour strategies. A sample of 1026 teachers from 3 provinces in China…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Response, Leadership Styles, Teacher Leadership
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Lejonberg, Eli; Elstad, Eyvind; Christophersen, Knut Andreas – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study examines teaching evaluation based on student feedback which is intended to contribute to teachers' professional development. Although studies have highlighted that teaching evaluation is a potential source of professional development and that follow-up sessions are crucial to this benefit, little attention has been paid to the…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Followup Studies
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