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ERIC Number: EJ1073164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1940-5847
Controversial and Challenging Concerns Regarding Status of Saudi Preschool Teachers
Gahwaji, Nahla
Contemporary Issues in Education Research, v6 n3 p333-344 2013
This article describes the geographical, religious, economical, cultural, and educational contexts as they not only influence the status of Saudi preschool teachers but also have shaped early childhood teaching career. It aims to capture and present teachers' subjective experiences as members of the profession through semi-structured interviews to assist in the conceptualization of effectiveness and professional development of teachers' roles and their status. This article focuses on preschool teachers' perceptions regarding their career and their individual evaluation of their work in contrast to the community that they serve, which created controversial concerns and challenges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia