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A Research of Substitute Teachers’ Career Development and Sense of Life Meaning
張翠娥( Tsuey-Er Chang)
career development;sense of life meaning;substitute teachers
|Issue Date: ||2011-12-01 11:25:35 (UTC+8)|
This study sampling six experienced substitute teachers for the study via qualitative interview methods. The main purpose of the study was as follows: first, to understand the life meaning of the role of substitute teachers experiences; second, to investigate the relationship between substitute teachers’ career development and sense of life meaning ; third, to explore the substitute teachers’ attitude toward life and self-adjustment growth.
It help comprehended their original intention of choosing teaching as career, but later for the vicissitude of social environment resulting in unable to obtain the official teaching posts, they were forced to experience the psychological adjustment and self-growth of career. That had affected the sense of substitute teachers’ life meaning. The study analyzed and summarized the following results:
First, the original intentions in the choice of substitute teachers were most influenced by encouragement and support of family and friends around, followed by personal ambition.
Second, the substitute teachers in long-term struggle between dream-searching and reality situation made them in a state of frustration could not show the creative value of the meaning of life.
Third, the role of substitute teachers in the alternative, the gap needs to face unequal treatment and passive acceptance of the difficulties challenging work.
Fourth, meaning and value of personal accomplishment for being a substitute teacher was to pursuit recognition and feedback as the balance.
Fifth, some substitute teachers would insist on continuing to teach, while others seek other civil service post.
Based on the results, recommendations were as follows:
First, the proposal for the substitute teachers:
(A) strengthen the training capacity of the new career
(B) had themselves well-treated then they could value their worth
(C) appropriate arrangements and the release of pressure
(D) aware of the value of their own meaning of life, to find the most suitable career pathway
Second, the proposal for education authorities:
(A) re-supply system, improve the lack of development of system
(B) develop a multi and wide range of teachers audition test
Third, the proposal for follow-up studies:
(A) expand the scope of the study by applying case study or research methods with quality and quantity both included.
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