Preschool Teachers Candidates’ View on the Profession in the Context of Past, Today and Tomorrow
International Journal of Elementary Education
Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages: 14-20
Received: Feb. 17, 2014; Accepted: Apr. 8, 2014; Published: Apr. 10, 2014
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Medera HALMATOV, Agri İbrahim Cecen Univercity Education Faculty, Agri, Turkey
İsmail CELİK, Agri İbrahim Cecen Univercity Education Faculty, Agri, Turkey
Zerrin KIRMIZISAC, Agri İbrahim Cecen Univercity Social Science Institue, Agri, Turkey
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This Study is done in order to determine job guarantee criteria, which is an important determinant of the choice of profession, effect on preschool teacher candidates. Dissemination of preschool education project increased the need for preschool institutions and preschool teachers. Thus, Open University started education to train preschool teachers and individuals graduated from various positions have been appointed as preschool teachers. This situation has made preschool profession a guaranteed job which affected students’ career choice. With the thought that the factors in teachers’, who train future generations, choices of profession affect the future; it is aimed to investigate teacher candidates’ feelings. Study group is created with the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade students studying in the department of early childhood education in 2011-2012 academic year, in Agri Ibrahim Cecen University. The number of teacher candidates is 148 with 72 women and 76 men in which there are equal number of people from each grade. With this work, information about students’ skills’ close proximity to teaching, outlook on the profession, willingness to make the profession in the future and information about the situations which they like or don’t like is reached.
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Medera HALMATOV, İsmail CELİK, Zerrin KIRMIZISAC, Preschool Teachers Candidates’ View on the Profession in the Context of Past, Today and Tomorrow, International Journal of Elementary Education. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, pp. 14-20. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20140301.13
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