Factors Influencing Teaching Choice in Turkey

@inproceedings{Kilinc2012FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing Teaching Choice in Turkey},
  author={Ahmet Turan Kilinc and Helen M G Watt and Paul William Richardson},
  year={2012}
}
Why choose to become a teacher in Turkey? The authors examined motivations and perceptions among preservice teachers (N = 1577) encompassing early childhood, primary and secondary education. The Factors Influencing Teaching Choice (FIT-Choice) instrument was translated into Turkish and its construct validity and reliability assessed. Altruistic ‘social utility values’ were the most influential, followed by the desire for a secure job. Intrinsic value and perceived teaching abilities came next… CONTINUE READING

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