Problem

Professional discrimination among educators

Other Names:
Active prejudice towards teachers within education systems
Nature:
Hierarchies, whether official or unofficial (depending on the society in question), are apparent in the structures of education. The terms primary, secondary, higher, professional, technical, or scientific are loaded with discriminatory overtones. The teaching profession is structured in terms of prestige; lowest status being accorded to the primary school teacher and the highest status to the university lecturer.
Broader Problems:
Discriminatory professionalism
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
02.12.1999 – 00:00 CET