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Perception and need of directors, child care teachers, and pre-service teachers on revised child care practicum

보육실습 개정안에 따른 어린이집 원장, 보육교사, 예비보육교사의 인식 및 요구

  • 최석란 (서울여자대학교 아동학과) ;
  • 서원경 (서울여자대학교 보육교사교육원)
  • Received : 2017.10.19
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the perception and need for the revised child care practicum (January, 2017) in Korea. The participants were in three groups: 32 directors, 143 child care teachers and 130 pre-service teachers. Questionnaire were used ot collect the data and t-test, x-test and ANOVA were done for analysis. All three groups responded positively for the revised edition (extending the period of practicum from 4 weeks to 6 weeks). And perceived the extending the period is necessary for the quality of child care centers. Directors with the higher level of education perceived the revision clearly than others. Most of teachers perceived the change through teacher retraining program. All groups pointed out for the implementing the revised edition successfully, supporting and cooperative system is in need for three groups.

Keywords

Childcare center;Childcare practicum;Revision of practicum;Perception;Needs

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