International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(2) 80-119

An Investigation of the Professional Values of Elementary Teachers

Nermin Karabacak & İsa Korkmaz

pp. 80 - 119   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.345.5   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2103-08-0005.R1

Published online: May 27, 2021  |   Number of Views: 25  |  Number of Download: 133


Abstract

The professional values of teachers in the Turkish education system have been discussed in terms of competencies of professional standards. It is important to describe the adoption level of the professional values of elementary teachers based on the views of experts. The aim of this study was to investigate and analyze the professional values of elementary teachers in the Turkish education system. The elementary teachers’ professional values were determined with a qualitative approach. For this purpose, data were collected by using semi-structured interviews with faculty members, school inspectors, school principals, and elementary teachers. According to the findings, the elementary teachers’ professional values were: recognition of students and individual-centered education, planning and organization of the learning and teaching environment, evaluation and monitoring of students, professional development and responsibility, and cooperation with the school, families and community.

Keywords: Professional Values, Teaching Profession, Elementary Teacher, Semi-Structured Interview


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Karabacak, N. & Korkmaz, I. (2021). An Investigation of the Professional Values of Elementary Teachers . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(2), 80-119. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.345.5

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Karabacak, N. and Korkmaz, I. (2021). An Investigation of the Professional Values of Elementary Teachers . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(2), pp. 80-119.

Chicago 16th edition
Karabacak, Nermin and Isa Korkmaz (2021). "An Investigation of the Professional Values of Elementary Teachers ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (2):80-119. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.345.5.

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