Terms of teachersʼ competitiveness development in labour market
Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers,
2013, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages -
AbstractPeople all over the world, also in Latvia, come into the post-materialistic world, where due to the material wealth they look for other life qualities. The current dynamic and continuous development of the society sets a task for education to react appropriately to the changes in the social, culture and business environment. The traditional classical education, which basically takes care of the previous knowledge transmission to future generations, is being replaced with a new understanding, whose aim is to guarantee preparation for life in the future society. However, it does not keep us away from studying different conformities to natural laws which promote definite outcomes of education processes. Teachers play an important role in the societyʼs development. The teacherʼs profession becomes more and more complicated. The changes in education and society set new demands for the teacherʼs profession. One of the teachersʼ tasks is to develop the talents of the new generation, improve the potential for their personal growth and welfare, as well as to acquire a range of complicated knowledge and skills, which they will need as citizens and employees. In connection with the mentioned changes, teachers will have not only to acquire new knowledge and skills, but also develop their competences in order to integrate into labour market more successfully. The author would like to pay her attention to the terms which would help to increase teachersʼ competitiveness in labour market, find out the competences which influence the development of teachersʼ competitiveness.
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