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versión impresa ISSN 0102-4698
HERNANDEZ, Rosa María Torres. The meaning of the school' institutions in the teaching profession based on biographical perspective. Educ. rev. [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.1, pp. 417-434. ISSN 0102-4698. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-46982011000100019.
The article discusses, on an autobiography basis, the meanings, which activate basic education teachers, in their encounters with educational institutions. It addresses how these institutions are established in identifying substantive references to the teaching profession. In order to do that; it interprets the autobiographical narrative, taking into account the next: 1) the constant in the variation of speed "in the speech, 2) the paths, or the Right track 3) the tensions and contradictions. The study of the autobiographies clearly show that experience or expertise within the institution of education is substantial for the teaching profession. The School for Educators and the teaching Profession (Escuela Normal Superior) is the place of professional identity, due to its recognized name and gained experience, it is treasured by all elementary schools, not only for the links and connections it has but, moreover, through the paths and contradictions held on campus to establish the school system.
Palabras llave : Autobiography; Teachers; Training; Institution.