|| The purpose of this study is to construct the professional indicators for accrediting mentor teachers in Taiwan. First, relevant documents from Taiwan, New York State (NY), and Virginia State (VA) were analyzed to construct professional accrediting indicators initially. After four time’s panel discussion, public hearings, the first draft of questionnaire was drawn up. Next, analysis on expert’s validity and pre-test of questionnaire were carried out; thus, eight main aspects with 40 indicators were drawn up to serve as the professional indicators of mentor teachers in Taiwan. |
Survey research was carried out. Principals, Samples are not only composed of the administrative personnel; teachers whom work in excellent educational-practical institutions which were selected by Ministry of Education, and the interns who finished the educational practicum. The total number is 628 , The research uses descriptive statistics, t-test and one-way ANOVA to analyze the appropriation of these indicators ,so as to understand the sample’ point of view towards the suitability of the indicators.
According to the above conclusions, the researcher offers several suggestions to the educational administrative organizations establish certificate system of mentor teacher, the educational-practical institutions should establish evaluation mechanism and strengthen the assistance of administrative personnel., the institutions of teacher education should assess the number of mentor teachers who were capable of practical counseling and provide relevant training courses for mentor teachers. Finally, the researcher offers several suggestions to future studies.