Physical Education teacher’s concerns along the career development

Suelen Vicente Vieira Verónica Gabriela Silva Piovani Gelcemar Oliveira Farias Jorge Both About the authors


The aim of the study was to analyze the concerns of Physical Education teachers according to the professional development cycles. Data collection was carried out through a semi-structured interview with 20 teachers from Maringá (Brazil), which was evaluated by content analysis. The results showed that teachers with less teaching experience were more concerned with the self-dimension and this concern decreases as their career progressed. Teachers with more experience showed concerns about the development and impact of the tasks performed. It was concluded that the teachers were more concerned with the result of their pedagogical action and with the tasks that involve teaching practice than with the survival in the work environment.

Career mobility; Physical education and training; Professional career; Teacher

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