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The Transformation of Teacher Authority in Schools

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DOI: 10.23977/curtm.2020.030103 | Downloads: 26 | Views: 1546


Yan Du 1


1 Department of Education in East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, China

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With the changes of the times, the concept of teacher authority has been given new contents.At present, the authority of teachers in China is extruding from the traditional "domination-obedience" and showing itself in the educational situation with a new attitude.The main reason for the transformation of teacher authority is that our society has shifted from "acquaintance society" to "civil society".Therefore, school teachers should rebuild teachers' authority from four aspects: improving professional ethics, applying educational wisdom, laying a solid theoretical foundation and correctly positioning their roles.


teacher authority, transformation, Emile, Rousseau


Yan Du. The Transformation of Teacher Authority in Schools. Curriculum and Teaching Methodology (2020) 3: 16-20. DOI:


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