Effective Teacher Characteristics

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Toraman Ç.

Asya Öğretim Dergisi, vol.7, no.1, pp.1-14, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier


Societies’ expectation of the education their members take is quite high. In this sence, teacher has a crucial role for the accomplishment of education. For this reason, teacher related issues have been the subject of many researches on teacher education. With this research, a case study qualitative research process, which takes into account the actors of teacher education, has been reported on the effective teacher characteristics that are frequently studied in related literature. It is aimed to determine the effective teacher characteristics from the perspective of teachers, students, teacher candidates and teacher education experts from the field. The results of the research revealed findings that were consistent with
the literature and participants of the study reported effective teacher characteristics such as 'competence in
subject matter knowledge', 'teaching skills', 'personal characteristics' and 'professional development'
subheadings. The effective teacher characteristics indicated by the participants are mainly accumulated
under the categories of 'teaching skills’ and 'personality characteristics'.