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Myers, Donald A. – Action in Teacher Education, 2008
The belief that teachers are professionals has become so pervasive during the past one third century that it is increasingly viewed as a fact. This article reviews the 13 characteristics of a profession advanced by sociologists of occupations, and it provides evidence that teachers fall far short of achieving them. However, it is noteworthy that…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Professional Occupations, Professional Personnel, Teacher Role