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Title A Study on the Improvement of in-service education institutions for Childcare Teachers in Seoul
Editor Admin Data 2019.08.01 View 52
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A Study on the Improvement of in-service education institutions for Childcare Teachers in Seoul

CHO, Mark Rae Research Fellows
Seoul Foundation of Women and Family

The purpose of this study is to investigate the actual conditions of in-service education institutions and to suggest ways to strengthen the institution 's capacity to improve the quality of the re-education environment of the child care teachers in Seoul. In addition, it investigates the actual state of child care teacher 's participation in in-service education and suggests a policy plan to improve the environment for re-education of child care teachers. In order to do this, we surveyed 310 child-care teachers on their participation in in-service education. In addition, 15 in-service training staff were interviewed in depth on the current state of maintenance education. The results of this study are as follows: First, child care teachers have difficulties in securing alternative manpower, lack of time due to excessive work, and forced online and weekend education. Second, they were less satisfied with the in-service education they attended. He was dissatisfied with the quality of the low instructors and with the curriculum far from the field. Third, in-service education institutions suffered from the difficulties of institutional evaluation, the decrease of education target, the confusion caused by lack of standards, and the unrealistic cost of education. Based on these results, "Strengthening the foundation for re-education of childcare teachers to enhance quality of childcare services" was set as a policy vision in this study. In order to realize this, we proposed the policies for strengthening the in-service education administrative capacity of the institution, enhancing the quality of the education service and strengthening the right of childcare teachers to retrain. Key word : in-service education of child care teachers, the right of child care teacher’s retrain, in-service education institution