Teacher Professionalism And Supervision

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SUPERVISION TO SUPPORT TEACHERS
As what stated earlier, that one of ways to develop teacher professionalism and qualification is through supervision. Supervision is the basis of teacher career (Chen & Cheng, 2013) which is done by intervension of senior member of a profession to junior member(s) of the same profession. In other word, supervision is done by senior to guide the juniors in developing the juniors cometence in their profession.
Furthermore, Scottish Social Service Council in one of published journals stated that supervision is the process which has purpose to support, assure and develop knowledge, skill, and values of the supervisee (person being supervised). Here, supervisor plays a role to improve the supervisee’s performance
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Supervision is not done by people who want to do but more on those who has such a qualification in a certain field. Supporting that idea, Wallace (1991, in Chen & Cheng, 2013) said that supervisor is anyone who has responsibility to monitor and improve the quality of such a profession, in this case teacher profession, by other colleagues in educational setting. The relationship of the supervisor and those being supervised is evaluative, extends over time, and have stimultaneous purpose of enhancing the professional functioning junior member including monitoring and…show more content…
Some others may think that those are two different methods. To make it clear, this journal took one concept percieving the difference between one-to-one supervision and mentoring. Supervision is a supporting action where the focus is more on developing professionals through sharing clinical, organizational, developmental and emotional experiences (Mills, 2005) between two persons or among a group of people engaged in an activity or task (Lee, No Year). In another words, supervision is dealing with a client’s action to a certain project that determines the qualification and/or development. Otherwise, Mentoring is a teaching-learning process gained from the interaction between an experienced professional and a less experienced collegue (Donnelley, 2008) through one-to-one, reciprocal and career development relationship where the individuals are different in term of age, personality, life cycle and professional status (Mills, 2005). The definition can be similarly stated as the development of skill, knowledge and understanding from the alliance between two professionals where the primary intention is to develop professionalism in their field (Warren,

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