Teacher Roles and their Conflicts among Teachers and Parents

Tetsuo Ishitoya
1973 The Journal of Educational Sociology  
The data for teacher role expectations were obtained from answers to the questonnaire of 34 role items. The respondents were 685 samples of parents and 103 samples of elementary school teachers in a suburban community. The same questionnaire forms were used for the parents and the teachers so as to compaire their expectations to each role item. The parent's subset and the teacher's subset of teacher roles were statistically compaired, and the inter-subset conflicts and the intra-subset
more » ... tra-subset conflicts were investigated. The teachers show higher degree of consensus than the parents in terms of teacher roles. The teacher role expectations of parents are more politically conservative and more identical to the teacher-stereotypes than those of teachers. The intersubset conflicts of teacher roles are greater than intra-subset conflicts.
doi:10.11151/eds1951.28.63 fatcat:df6b4v6wjbcihc5xyjwisrxiam