Li, Y., Punchatree, N., Intarasompun, W., & Kanjanarat, K. (2023). Guidelines for Professionalism Development of Kindergarten Teachers in Yunnan Province. International Journal of Latest Research in Humanities and Social Science (IJLRHSS), 6(9), 63-71. Retrieved from http://www.ijlrhss.com
Abstract: The research objectives of the thesis were 1) to study the states for the Professionalism of Kindergarten Teachers in Yunnan Province. 2) to provide guidelines for the Professionalism Development of Kindergarten Teachers in Yunnan Province which includes the following three aspects: teacher team, evaluation incentive mechanism and teacher development mechanism, and self-development awareness. The sample group were 201 kindergarten teachers from 8 kindergartens in Yunnan Province and The interviewees were 5 kindergarten managers from the 8 kindergartens mentioned above. The research instruments were questionnaire surveys and structured interviews, and the analysis methods included percentage, mean, standard deviation, and content analysis. The results were found that 1. The current situation of professionalism development of kindergarten teachers in Yunnan Province mainly includes: 1) the level of professional knowledge needs to be improved, 2) uneven development of professional skills, 3) the level of professional ethics needs to be strengthened, and 4) the sense of professional identity and belonging needs to be improved. 2. The guidelines for enhancing the professionalism development of kindergarten teachers in Yunnan Province include: 1) strengthening the construction of the kindergarten teachers’ team, 2) improving the evaluation and incentive mechanisms, and 3) enhancing teachers’ awareness of professional development.
Keywords: Professionalism development; Kindergarten teachers; Yunnan Province