"Strangers" in School: Typological Analysis of the Identity Construction of the Rotated Teachers
Rotation breaks institutional boundary of teacher?s professional life. As ^strangers” in another school， rotated teachers construct their identity by considering the meaning of participating into rotation， social relationships and the identity construction in professional practice in a new environment. Based on the relevant theories in the sociology of the strangers， the study used case study and interviewed all of the rotated teachers in 2 schools. The study found that there were multiple relationships and interactions between rotated teachers and host schools. “Sojourner”，“Marginal man” and “Newcomer” were the three types of identity of rotated teachers. The identify construction of the rotated teachers were the results of the interaction between the personal agency and the social structure . This study provides a new perspective of understanding the professional life of rotated teachers and the factors associated with the proliferation of teacher capability， which provides empirical evidence for the policy implementation .
|關鍵詞||交流轮岗、陌生人、教师身份建构、teacher rotation、stranger、construction of teacher identity|