Teacher Isolation: A Concern for the Collegial Development of Physical Educators

April 1988
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1988, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p197
Academic Journal
This article discusses teacher isolation and the need for personal and professional support from colleagues. A discussion of whether or not teacher isolation is promoted within a given subject area and the work setting is presented. The article also asks what the nature of collegial interaction is. Some data seems to indicate that isolation and a lack of collegiality is greater with physical education teachers. Models are suggested to facilitate collegiality and professional development and reduce isolation.


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