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ERIC Number: ED568099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
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The Status of Teaching as a Profession in South Africa
de Wet, Corene
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (14th, Sofia, Bulgaria, Jun 14-17, 2016)
Using ten universally accepted criteria for a profession and following the Structural-Functional Model of professionalism, this study evaluates the status of teaching as a profession in South Africa. The study found that policies and structures have been put in place since the beginning of the new millennium to enhance the professional status of teachers. The study nevertheless highlights numerous obstacles hindering the professionalisation of teaching in South Africa. [For the complete Volume 14, Number 1 proceedings, see ED568088.]
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society. Blvd Shipchenski prohod 69 A, 1574 Sofia, Bulgaria. e-mail: info@bces-conference.org; Web site: http://www.bces-conference.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa