The properties of the modern world and the teacher’s awareness
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The article discusses the teacher’s awareness and professional knowledge, emphasizing the characteristics and changes taking place in the modern world and their influence on teaching. Self-definition of the teacher’s consciousness has been developed based on the theory of Illeris (2003. p. 227) as a subjective process, which affects the way the teacher operates and assimilates information in the workplace through social interaction. The article presents refers to the concept of “teacher consciousness” as an interdisciplinary concept that characterizes the challenges of the modern world with an emphasis on the development of science and technology, On this background, the importance of the view of the “big picture” (Khenin, 2007: 36–39) stands out in the development of broad pedagogical awareness in the planning of teachers’ training. Teacher awareness is an acquired learning tool that enables cognitive ability to extract raw reality from the interpretation of attitudes and beliefs and may determine the school culture and its affiliation to a traditional or an innovative stream.
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