High School Teaching Practice With Young People From the Periphery: A Study of the “Good Teacher”

Silvana Soares de Araujo Mesquita


The article discusses the teaching performance of high school teachers in a school attended by to youths of popular sectors. The objective was to identify the teaching practices of the teachers identified by students as “good teachers”. The research was conducted in a public school in the periphery of the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The data was collected using questionnaires, observations and interviews. We identified a teaching practice marked by relational and motivational dimensions, characterizing a new professionality of the high school teacher. It turns out a "good teacher" is a relationship professional, sense builder and catalyst of the learning process of young.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/ijce.v3i1.4546


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International Journal of Contemporary Education

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