Teaching as a Profession, Mission and Vocation

Huge shifts have been occurring in education that are continuing to impact teaching and learning today. Some changes are positive, such as our nation’s record high school graduation rate, narrowing achievement gaps, and a greater number of students. But all types of change—particularly those that have the potential to yield the most positive outcomes—can be…Read more Teaching as a Profession, Mission and Vocation

Teacher Professionalism

Professionalism includes one's work behavior and attitudes in performing the highest standards and improving the service quality. Professionalization is related to “promoting the material and ideal interests of an occupational group" (Goodson, 2000, 182) so it includes “the attempt to gain professional associated with professions” (Whitty, 2000). Teacher professionalism for me is fulfilling your duties…Read more Teacher Professionalism