Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Why teacher trainees choose the teaching profession: A motivational model distinguishing between trainees in metropolitan and developing countries
International Review of Education
Date of Publication
Outlines reasons given by new teachers in different countries for joining the teaching profession. Discusses a differential motivational model between metropolitan versus developing countries. Presents findings from a study of Jamaican teacher trainees, which verify that extrinsic, intrinsic, and altruistic considerations were three distinct motivations for choosing the teaching profession.....