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Educ 434 current issues in public education march 7 2012

EDUC 434

Current Issues in Public Education

March 7, 2012


Educ 434 current issues in public education march 7 2012

You have brains in your head.You have feet in your shoesYou can steer yourselfany direction you choose.

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


Is teaching a profession

Is Teaching a Profession?

  • Opinion is divided as to whether teaching is a profession

  • Some refer to teaching as a semi-profession, quasi-profession, emerging profession, uncertain profession, imperiled profession, endangered profession, and not-quite profession

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


Characteristics of teaching professions

Characteristics of Teaching Professions

  • Institutional Monopoly of Services

  • Autonomy

  • Years of Education and Training

  • Provision of Essential Service

  • Degree of Self-Governance

  • Professional Associations

  • Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Level of Public Trust

  • Prestige, Benefits and Pay

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


What is professionalism in teaching

What is Professionalism in Teaching?

  • Professional Behaviour

  • Lifelong Learning

  • Involvement in the Profession

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


Where will you go

WHERE WILL YOU GO?

You'll look up and down streets.  Look 'em over with care.

About some you will say, "I don't choose to go there.“

With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet,

you're too smart to go down any not-so-good street.

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


The waiting place

The Waiting Place

...for people just waiting.Waiting for … the phone to ring, …Everyone is just waiting.

EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


Educ 434 current issues in public education march 7 2012

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EDUC 434 (Winter 2012)


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