Why teach? a study of the factors influencing the choice of a teaching career
Poh, Eric Chee Cheong.
Tay, Liang Huat.
Wang, Wee Kiat.
Date of Issue1999
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
The study is undertaken to examine what are the factors that induce people to take up teaching as a profession and whether the intrinsic or extrinsic factors are more predominant in attracting people to join the teaching profession. From the study, various intrinsic and extrinsic factors are identified. The top 10 significant factors in choosing teaching as a career are identified in descending order of importance.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University