The Relation between the Lifelong Learning Competencies and Occupational Motivation Levels of the Teachers Who Received Postgraduate Education

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Alyıldız Uğurlu A., Özden B. , Sarıcan E.

Journal of Educational Issues (ERIC), vol.5, pp.54-70, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5296/jei.v5i1.14457
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Educational Issues (ERIC)
  • Page Numbers: pp.54-70


The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between lifelong learning competencies and occupational motivation level of the teachers who completed postgraduate education. The research was designed in accordance with the correlational research model. A total of 52 teachers (41 female and 11 male) attending Marmara University’s Institute of Educational Sciences in different disciplines were selected using the simple random sampling method. Their average of age is 25. The data of the study were collected through Lifelong Learning Key Competencies Scale and Occupational Motivation Scale. Results showed that the lifelong learning competencies of the teachers who received postgraduate education are sufficient or very sufficient. Results also showed that the level of occupational motivation of the teachers with postgraduate education is high.