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Researching Teaching Self-Efficacy of Pre-School Teachers

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1106447, PP. 1-20

Subject Areas: Education

Keywords: Teaching Self-Efficacy, Pre-school Teachers, Student Involvement, Teaching Strategies, Classroom Management

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The present research was carried out in the framework of the undergraduate program of pedagogy and more specifically pre-school education of the Metropolitan College. The choice of the topic that will be analyzed below was made with the help of Mrs. Haritakis, whom I had the honor to have as my supervisor, but also out of my own interest because I always wanted to learn how each teacher sees his work and whether he considers it that he is doing it right. In order to be able to carry out this research, quantitative research was used, in which an attempt was made to capture the opinion of fifty (40) pre-school teachers about their teaching self-efficacy. The tool used to conduct the research was the Teaching Efficacy Instrument (Teachers Sense of Efficacy Scale [TSES] , which was applied to 40 pre-school teachers. The overall purpose of this research is to investigate the self-efficacy of preschool teachers in relation to classroom management, student engagement and teaching strategies. The findings of this study will help educational research to reduce the lack of knowledge on this issue.

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Atsoniou, M. (2020). Researching Teaching Self-Efficacy of Pre-School Teachers. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e6447. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1106447.

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