The Attitudes of Students of Master in Education Regarding the Teaching Profession

Authors

  • Leticja Papa Gusho

Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to present a general view of the attitudes of the students of Master in Science in Teaching regarding the teaching profession. The participants in this study were 30 students of the first year attending the Master of Science in Teaching, respectively, from the Natural Science Faculty and the Foreign Language Faculty in Tirana University. From all the population of the students that attend e master degree in teaching in those faculties it was drawn a sample of 30 students through the dimensional sampling method. In this study the qualitative analysis were used, and more specifically, the thematic analysis. The instrument that was used for the gathering of the data was the semi-structured interview. The aim of the interviewing process was to explore and to understand these attitudes. As a conclusion, one of the more important findings of the study is that, a significant percentage of the students liked the teaching profession and wanted to practice this profession in the near future. But they were pessimistic about employment opportunities. According to them, it is very difficult to be employed as teachers in public schools in Albania.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2015.v4n3s1p212

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Published

2015-12-15

How to Cite

Gusho, L. P. (2015). The Attitudes of Students of Master in Education Regarding the Teaching Profession. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 4(3 S1), 212. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/ajis/article/view/8370