Kathrin Dedering

Second Career Teachers Reflected in Empirical Research

Topics, Findings, and Desiderata

Shortlink: https://www.waxmann.com/artikelART103944
.doi: https://doi.org/10.31244/dds.2020.01.06

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Abstract

In Germany, there is hardly any empirical evidence on second-career teachers entering the field of teaching without having completed a regular teacher training program before. The article compiles findings from countries having a greater amount of experience in focusing on that group of persons. Moreover, implications are shown for the topics of future research projects in Germany which are to be situated within the discourses of professionalization and school development.

Keywords
second career teachers, teaching profession, professionalization, school development