ERIC Number: ED107621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Promotion and Careers in Teaching.
Hilsum, S.; Start, K. B.
This book reports on research conducted in England and Wales to (a) discover factors that influenced promotions in the teaching profession and compare these findings with teachers' beliefs about influences on promotion, (b) study the procedures by which teachers were promoted and discover teachers' experiences and opinions about these procedures, and (c) find out what hopes teachers had had for their future careers when they became teachers, and compare these with their present expectations and probable reality. The book is divided into five sections, the first of which presents issues and origins in both promotion and careers in teaching, and objectives and procedures used in the research. Section 2 examines influences on promotion and includes (a) career patterns, (b) distribution of promotion posts, (c) characteristics of promoted teachers, (d) teachers' views on factors that favor promotion, and (e) teachers' view on factors that ought to favor promotion. The third section covers appointment procedures. It examines teachers' experiences, opinions, and issues. Section 4 looks at satisfactions and dissatisfactions with a teaching career. The last section is concerned with teachers' aspirations and expectations and summarizes the findings of this research. (PB)
Descriptors: Careers, Foreign Countries, Occupational Aspiration, Promotion (Occupational), Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Employment, Teaching
Humanities Press, Inc., Publisher/Distributor, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey 07716 ($13.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)