Trust in School Principal and Self-efficacy as Predictors of Teacher Professionalism


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KOŞAR S.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, cilt.40, sa.181, ss.255-270, 2015 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 181
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.15390/eb.2015.4562
  • Dergi Adı: EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.255-270

Özet

This study examined the relationships between teacher professionalism of primary and secondary school teachers, their perceptions of trust in school principal and levels of their self-efficacy. The present study was designed in correlational research model. A total of 279 primary and secondary school teachers participated in the study. Research data was analyzed through descriptive statistics, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients and multiple linear regression. Results indicated that there were positive and significant relationships between teacher self-efficacy, trust in school principal and teacher professionalism. Furthermore, results revealed that teachers' levels of trust and perceptions of self-efficacy were significant predictors of teacher professionalism. In the study, suggestions were made for improving teacher professionalism and following researches.