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TitleThe determinants of the probability of women teachers expressing an interest in educational administration
AuthorWhalen-Way, Audrey, 1948-
DescriptionThesis (M.Ed.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978. Education
Date1978
Paginationviii, 118 leaves : ill.
SubjectWomen in education--Newfoundland and Labrador; Women supervisors--Newfoundland and Labrador; Women teachers--Newfoundland and Labrador; School management and organization--Newfoundland and Labrador;
DegreeM.Ed.
Degree GrantorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Faculty of Education
DisciplineEducation
LanguageEng
Spatial CoverageCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
NotesBibliography: leaves 97-100. QEII has photocopy.
AbstractThe problem which this study dealt with was the noticeable lack of women in decision-making positions in our school systems. The purpose of the study was to gain a better understanding of why women teachers in Newfoundland occupy administrative positions in disproportionately fewer numbers than their male counterparts. -- The determinants of women teachers' career aspirations were considered under four categories; (a) Socializing Differences; (b) Family Responsibilities; (c) Educational Qualifications; and (d) Value Orientation. -- The data used in this study was collected by J. Bulcock et al in 1972 as a survey of women teachers in Newfoundland and Labrador. The data was collected from a ten per cent random probability sample of women teachers employed in the province at that time. The statistical analyses consisted of Pearsen Product moment correlations and regression analyses. -- The study found that the positive determinants of a woman teacher's desire for an administrative position were: mother's education, years of training, career commitment and professional involvement. The negative determinants were: marital status, number of children, and age.
TypeText
Resource TypeElectronic thesis or dissertation
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
SourcePaper copy kept in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Libraries
Local Identifier75370448
RightsThe author retains copyright ownership and moral rights in this thesis. Neither the thesis nor substantial extracts from it may be printed or otherwise reproduced without the author's permission.
CollectionElectronic Theses and Dissertations
Scanning StatusCompleted
PDF File(113.09 MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/theses/Whalen-Way_AudreyEileen.pdf
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