WHO ARE POLISH FUTURE EDUCATORS? SELECTED ASPECTS OF SOCIAL IDENTIFICATIONS

TitleWHO ARE POLISH FUTURE EDUCATORS? SELECTED ASPECTS OF SOCIAL IDENTIFICATIONS
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsTurska, E
JournalProblems of Education in the 21st Century
Volume56
Start Page150-157
PaginationDiscontinuous
Date PublishedNovember/2013
Type of ArticleOriginal article
ISSN1822-7864
Other NumbersICID: 1078441
Keywordseducators in Poland, metaskills, pedagogy students, social identity
Abstract

This research presents the results of a study on selected aspects of social identity of future educators which include family identity, national, European and global identities, religious identity and professional identity. The aim of the research was to find out whether Polish pedagogy students, who in future will become educators, are able to ask and answer identity questions and reflect on their own identity. The study was conducted in a group of 364 university students of pedagogy of the University of Zielona Gora, Poland. The data was gathered with the use of a diagnostic survey technique by means of a questionnaire. The study leads to an optimistic view on future educators who reflect on their identity and can give clear answers to identity questions. This ability is essential for the future educators themselves as it adds to their personal development, but it is also crucial in the job and vocation of an educator.

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