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  • The Importance Of Teaching As A Female Profession

    Introduction Teaching career in education setting is commonly seen with a greater numbers of females rather than males. Paton (2013) mentioned that researches have identified, ‘men are being put off applying for jobs in primary schools because working with young children is seen as a woman’s profession’. This perception leaves a questioned on the existence of male teachers especially at primary level. Jamieson (2007) mentioned on the huge difference between women and men at the primary level, ‘women outnumber men four to one’. Thus, it has been clearly proven that males have a strong belief and perception that teaching career welcomes females rather than males. Retaining more male teachers in the educational setting can be beneficial not only to students’ learning but also to various other aspects. Therefore to make an effort in the demand of more male teachers, this essay will further discuss the factors influencing male to select teaching as a career. 2.0 Factors Affecting Male to Choose Teaching as a Career Based on several studies, there are few reasons leading to the scenario of men showing less preference in the teaching field. One of the reasons that have been recognized is low income. Teaching profession is assumed to be a low wage career (Born, No Date). Perceptions of the community have been identified as the second factor. Last but not least is the factor of teaching career being seen as a female profession rather than both female and male profession. 2.1…

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  • Reflection On Intro To Teaching Profession

    Reflection Essay Intro to Teaching Profession required us to do fifteen observation hours with the school of our choice, and the grade level of our choice. I decided to observe a high school setting. I was put into 2 different classrooms. I observed English Literature Honors, as well as an intensive reading class. As you may notice I do have three different teachers because one of the classrooms that I was observing had a teacher assistant for one of the special needs students. In this essay, I…

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  • Why Is Teaching A Valued Profession?

    In today’s society, I like to believe that teaching is a valued profession, but you could say that my opinion is biased. There are people who have the same opinion as me, but there are some who disagree with it. I feel like in the early years of society, they didn’t really care for this profession, let alone education. When it all started till now, the opinions are teaching has changed, but you don’t always feel like people value it as much as us teachers or future teachers. In the world today,…

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  • My Ethics Of Education: The Profession Of Teaching

    The Profession of Teaching Education is important. There are many “issues” in education but none would exist if there weren’t any teachers. Throughout this semester we have discussed many different topics and problems. During the final weeks of this class (along with the completion of my ethics exam) I have come to realize that none of those problems should be what is talked about when Education is brought up. Teachers are the ones who should be talked about. The commitment, time, hard work and…

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  • Key Points You Have Learnt About The Teaching Profession In Australia Case Study

    1. Describe five key points you have learnt about the teaching profession in Australia based on insights from the Monday and Tuesday classes this week (including information from the APST & ACARA). One point that I have learnt about the teaching profession is that you must familiarise yourself with each of the individual organisations, unions and departments (and their respective acronyms) that are heavily involved in the Australian education system. It is important to do so because these…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis: I Am Not A Babysitter By Heather Robinson

    Terrence Hendrix Professor Phil West English 1301- 468 11 December 2014 I Am Not A Babysitter: A Rhetorical Analysis Teaching is not a lowly job as most people think. Teaching is a profession that is highly, commendable just like banking, nursing and other professions. However, some people often ridicule the teaching profession merely because of its poor pay, poor career prospects, not to mention the perceived monotony of the daily routine writing lesson plans and preparing lecture materials.…

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  • Causes And Consequences Of Teacher Turnover Rates

    correlation between the rate of teachers leaving the profession and teacher salaries. The study showed a negative correlation, which means the lower the salary for teachers in that district, the higher the teacher turnover. This also means, the higher the teachers’ salary is, the more likely teachers are to stay in the district and profession. I would use this article in my paper when discussing the causes of teacher turnover. This is because of the data given and how detailed the study was.…

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  • Professional Development Of Teachers In India

    the ideals, the quality of education imparted to the children, has to be improved. Hence the teaching profession plays an extremely vital role in the development of a nation. As it is the teacher who prepares the citizens of tomorrow, hence their training depict how they will be in a position to educate pupil placed in their charge. The quality of a nation depends upon the quality of education at school and university level; and quality of education depends upon the teachers. Thus, the quality…

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  • Teachers Burnout And Attrition Rate

    population is 35% high (Struvyven& Vanthournout, 2014). Ingersoll, Merrill & Stuckey (2014) study analyzing the transformation of the American teaching forces found that the teaching force is increasingly less stable as the statistics on annual teacher attrition from 1988-1989 to 2008-2009 reveals that attrition rate increased by 41% from 6.4% to 9%. The attrition represents those leaving teaching profession completely and those moving to another school or district. Data collected reveals…

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  • Importance Of Professionalism In Teaching

    is that technically constitutes a ‘profession’ as opposed to merely an occupation, and what it means to be ‘professional’ has long been in debate. Millerson (1964) compiled a list of characteristics that members of a ‘profession’ should have – these included skills based on theoretical knowledge, education and training, a code of professional conduct and a powerful professional organisation. On this basis, Avis (2006) contends that teachers have never been professionals, merely paid workers.…

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