View
Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Bastick, Tony
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Article Title
Why teacher trainees choose the teaching profession: A motivational model distinguishing between trainees in metropolitan and developing countries
Medium Designator
n/a
Connective Phrase
n/a
Journal Title
International Review of Education
Translated Title
n/a
Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
46
Issue ID
3-4
Page(s)
343-49
Language
n/a
Connective Phrase
n/a
Location/URL
n/a
ISSN
n/a
Notes
n/a
Abstract
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.....
read more