Journal directory listing - Volume 46 Number 2 (2001/October) - Education【46(2)】

The Analysis of Teachers' Professional Growth in Gender Equity Education Author: Jeou-Shyan Horng(Department of Home Economics Education,National Taiwan Normal University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 46, No. 2
Date:October 2001


The purpose of this study was to analyze the professional growth process of teachers in gender education through long-term in-service workshop. Twenty-five teachers totally completed the activity. In-depth interview, text analysis and class observation were used to understand the real condition of professional growth in implementing gender education. The collected data were analyzed by qualitative methods.
The teachers performed great improvement in gender equity consciousness, reflective thinking, and implementation through attending the gender education professional growth workshop. The teachers reflected their consciousness in gender equity, and developed a gender-sensitive perspective to reveal unfair situations. The teachers could examine their instruction from the dimensions: content integration, knowledge construction, equity pedagogy and an empowering school culture. The effective strategies were: literature review and analysis, collaborative reflection, dialog, reflection journal writing, and the supportive community learning community.

Keywords:gender education,gender equity education,professional growth,professional development

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APA FormatHorng, J.-S. (2001). The Analysis of Teachers' Professional Growth in Gender Equity Education. Journal of National Taiwan Normal University: Education, 46(2), 213-232. doi:10.3966/2073753X2001104602004