TITLE

PROFESSIONALISM AND CHARTERED STATUS

AUTHOR(S)
DARLINGTON, HELEN
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Education Today (00131547);Spring2013, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents his views on need to establish a charter status in teaching to improve teaching standards. The author opines that those teachers which strive for career development help in bringing professionalism in teaching sector and help in improving school education. The author shares his experiences of working as a charter science teacher immediately after completing his education.
ACCESSION #
86439717

 

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