What does it mean to be vocational teachers in China: results from a survey among Chinese vocational teachers

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Author: Li, Jun

Abstract:

Teachers' performance has a significant impact on the quality of education. Until now little empirical researches have been done concerning the vocational identity and professional development of vocational school teachers in China. Through an online survey of and in-depth interviews with vocational school teachers, this paper endeavours to offer a basic overview of what do Chinese vocational teachers think of their profession and what factors may influence their professional development. It finds out that the majority of Chinese vocational teachers do not choose their profession because...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Performance; Quality; Workforce development; Career development; Research

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Professional development; Opinion; Career choice; Job satisfaction; Survey

Geographic subjects: China; Asia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 255-268

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

Notes:
The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Call number: TD/TNC 127.645

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