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A case study on novice teachers induction program

Md. Yusoff, Suhana (2013) A case study on novice teachers induction program. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Education.



The purpose of this study is to focus on the role of the induction program for beginning teachers. This include in determining the challenges faced by beginning teachers and how the induction program shaped the teachers in their pedagogy, culture and personal level of comfort at school. The research also wishes to determine the supports of school leaders? and mentoring program has on beginning teachers. The study employed naturalistic approach. The researcher asked beginning teachers to remark on their experiences as beginning teachers with regards to challenges faced, supports and mentoring. Overall, beginning teachers reflected that the schools actually have an informal induction program but the supports they received were rather lacking. The mentoring program look more like a buddy support system as the mentor program is not structured and utilized well. All respondent expressed some frustration over the supports the received from school. It was recommended that the school leaders should formulate and have a more structured plan for an induction program according to the needs of beginning teachers.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Pendidikan (Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2013; Supervisor : Dr. Lokman Mohd. Tahir
Uncontrolled Keywords:teachers, induction program
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
ID Code:42053
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:09 Oct 2014 09:21
Last Modified:16 Jul 2017 07:18

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