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ERIC Number: EJ613486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Why Teacher Trainees Choose the Teaching Profession: Comparing Trainees in Metropolitan and Developing Countries.
Bastick, Tony
International Review of Education, v46 n3-4 p343-349 Jul 2000
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. (Contains 16 references.) (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jamaica