Future English Teachers’ Professional Image Forming


  • Vira Kurok Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University
  • Nataliia Tkachenko Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University




teacher, image, professional image, professional training, pedagogical system


The aim of the research is to substantiate, design pedagogical system of future English teachers’ professional image forming at pedagogical institutions of higher education and verify experimentally its effectiveness. The research was conducted within the mixed methodology in two stages: theoretical and empirical. In the context of theoretical stage the essence of the professional image of English teacher was defined, based on personality’s role theory, its structure was clarified and pedagogical system of its targeted forming at pedagogical institutions of higher education was developed. Research findings made it possible to identify pedagogical factors influencing the future English teachers’ professional image forming as well as pedagogical conditions, which allow achieving positive results in the process of its formation at pedagogical higher educational institutions. Obtained theoretical results have been introduced into the educational process of pedagogical higher educational institutions of Ukraine within the pedagogical experiment (empirical stage) in order to be experimentally testified. Statistical processing of obtained experimental data ensured the validity and objectivity of the research results and verified the effectiveness of the proposed pedagogical system. The research results point to the fact that the proposed pedagogical system provides the high quality of image training of future English teachers’ at higher pedagogical educational institutions.


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How to Cite

Kurok, V., & Tkachenko, N. (2020). Future English Teachers’ Professional Image Forming. Postmodern Openings, 11(3), 95-114. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/11.3/201



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