The article highlights the problem of higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy as a factor of their professional mobility. The main approaches to the study of higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy, as their inner conviction that they have necessary potential and professional competence for successful solution of professional tasks and provision of quality education, are considered. The essence and main characteristics of specialists’ professional mobility, in general, and that of higher school lecturers, in particular, are outlined. The empirical study on higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy and the professional mobility is described, the study result indicate insufficient self-efficacy characteristic for many respondents. The gender-age and organizational-professional characteristics of higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy are characterized. The male lecturers had higher professional self-efficacy than female ones. The assumption about higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy as an important factor in their professional mobility has been proved. The more effective university lecturers were, the more mobile they were, with men being more professionally mobile than women; lecturers felt less protected with age; educational managers felt more psychologically protected than lecturers. The socio-psychological conditions promoting higher school lecturers’ professional self-efficacy during specially organized socio-psychological training at postgraduate education are highlighted.
Amirova, L. A. 2006. Development of the professional teacher’s mobility in the space of thier personal self-realization. Ufa: Eastern University, 460p.
Bandura, A. (1997). Self-efficacy: The exercise of control. New York: Freeman
Baieva, I. & Iakimanskaia, I. 2013. Monitoring of the psychological safety in the educational environment and the quality of education in modernization. Psychological and pedagogical research. 1. [Online]. [18 May 2020]. Available from: http://psyjournals.ru/psyedu_ru/2013/n1/59067.shtml [in Russian]
Balakhtar, V. V. 2018. Self-efficacy as an indicator of a social worker’s formation as a professional. Young scientist, 9(61), pp. 165-170. [in Ukrainian]
Balakhtar, К. S. 2019. Professional tolerance as a component of foreign language teachers’ readiness for creative professional work at higher education institutions. Psychological Journal. №5 (12), Kyiv : G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine. pp. 27-44. [in Ukrainian]
Bandura, A. 1995. Exercise of personal and collective efficacy in changing societies / Albert Bandura // In: A. Bandura (Ed), Self-efficacy in changing societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University press, pp.1-45.
Bandura, А. 2000. Theory of Social Learning. Saint-Petersburg. : Eurasia. 320 p [in Russain]
Bondarchuk, О. І. 2013. Self-efficacy of the heads of educational organizations as a determinant of the organizational culture development. Current issues of psychology. Kyiv. Т. І, P. 37. pp. 6-10. [in Ukrainian]
Bondarchuk, О. І. 2018. Psychologically safe educational environment as a factor of pedagogical workers’ self-development. Psychological and pedagogical support of specialists’ professional training and advanced training n the conditions of education transformation: Proceedings of the III All-Ukrainian scientific-practical conference with international participation (Kyiv, May 25, 2018) Kyiv: SHEI “University of Education Management”. pp. 12–16. [Online]. [25 April 2020]. Available from: http://umo.edu.ua/konferenciji [in Ukrainian]
Boiarynceva, А. V. 1995. Motivational and cognitive characteristics of a young entrepreneur’s personality: Dissertational work. Мoscow. [in Russaian]
Bryzhak, N. 2016. Professional mobility as future teachers’ professional quality. Scientific Bulletin of Uzhhorod National University. 1, pp. 67-70. [28 April 2020]. Available from: http://nbuv.gov.ua/UJRN/Nvuuped_2016_1_16 [in Ukrainian]
Goncharenko, S.U. 2000. Vocational education: dictionary: textbook. (Ed. Nychkalo, N. H.) – Kyiv : High School – 380 p. [in Ukrainian]
Goriunova, L. V. 2006. Specialists’ professional mobility as a problem of developing education in Russia: DSc. thesis, Ped. sciences: 13.00.08 “Theory and methodology of vocational education”. Rostov-n-Don. 337 с. [in Russian]
Ivanchenko Ie.А. 2005. Formation of future economists’ professional mobility at universities: dis. … PhD thesis, Ped. sciences: 13.00.04 "Theory and methods of vocational education". Odessa. [in Ukrainian]
Cao, Y., Postareff, L., Lindblom, S, & Toom A. 2018. Teacher educators’ approaches to teaching and the nexus with self-efficacy and burnout: examples from two professors’ universities in China. Journal of Education for Teaching. 44:4, pp. 479-495.
Chen, C., Greene, P., & Crick, A. 1998. Does entrepreneurial self-efficacy distinguish entrepreneurs from managers?Journal of Business Venturing, 13, 295-316.
Jerusalem, M. Mittag, W. 1999. Self-Efficacy in stressful life transitions. Self-efficacy in changing societies. Ed. by A. Bandura. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, pp. 177-201.
Harris, Р. Р., Moran, К. Т. , & Moran, S.V. 2004. Managing Cultural Differences. Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann.
Hopkins, D. 2003. School Improvement for Real. London - New York : Routledge.
Stevenson, R.., Brody, M., Dillon, J., J. & Wals A. 2014. International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education. London - New York : Routledge.
Karamushka, L. М. & Zaiika І. V. 2016. Social frustration of educational staff: connection with the types of organizational culture at secondary schools. Organizational psychology. Economic psychology. 2-3(5-6). pp. 80-89. [in Ukrainian]
Kang, M. A. 2018. Classroom Ready? Pre-Service Professors’ Self-Efficacy for Their First Professional Experience Placement. Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 43(7). pp. 134-151. [Online]. [22 May 2020]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2018v43n7.8
Kus’mich, Т. А. & Tovstuha К.М. 2012. Designing pedagogical space to stimulate internal and external mobility of educational process participants: method. rec.; Kherson: Kherson Academy of Continuing Education. [in Ukrainian]
Latusha, N. V. 2014. The concept of "Professional Mobility" in the pedagogical aspect. Scientific notes of M. Kotsyubynsky State. Ped. University in Vinnytsia. Vinnytsia, 42 (2). pp.6-9. [in Ukrainian]
Lisbona, А., Palaci, F., Salanova, M., & Frese, M. 2018. The effects of work engagement and self-efficacy on personal initiative and performance. Psicothema. 30, 1. pp. 89-96. [29 April 2020]. Available from: http://www.want.uji.es/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018_Lisbona-Palaci-Salanova-Frese.pdf
Maksymenko, S., Kokun, О., & Topolov, Ie. 2011. Adaptation of psychodiagnostic methods: scale of experience of aggressive influences, scale of professional autonomy and scale of professional mobility. Practical Psychology and Social Work. 3. pp. 25- 31. [in Ukrainian]
Mushegov, О. М. 2016. Features of pedagogical workers’ self-efficacy at general educational institutions. Organizational psychology. Economic psychology. 2-3 (5-6). pp 97-103. [in Ukrainian]
Markman, G., Baron, R., & Balkin, D. 2005. Are perseverance and self-efficacy costless? Assessing entrepreneurs’ regretful thinking. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 1-19.
Obschonka, M., Hakkarainen, K., Lonka, K., & Salmela-Aro, K. 2017. Entrepreneurship as a twenty-first century skill: Entrepreneurial alertness and intention in the transition to adulthood. Small Business Economics, 48(3), 487-501
Odanga, S. J. O., Raburu, P. A., & O.Alokals P. J. 2018. Strategies for Enhancing Professors’ Self-efficacy in Secondary School. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences 6(2), 1-13. [23 April 2020]. Available from: http://www.journalrepository.org/media/journals/ARJASS_45/2018/Mar/Odanga622017ARJASS38486.pdf
Sherer, M., Maddux, J.E., Mercandante, B., Prentice-Dunn, S., Jacobs, B. & Rogers, R. 1982. The self-efficacy scale: construction and validation. Psychological reports. 51 (2). pp. 663-671.
Schein, E. H. 1983. The Role of the Founder in Creating Organizational Culture . Organizational Dynamics. 12(1), pp. 13-28.
Smith, H. & Betz, N. 2000. Development and Validation of a Scale of Perceived Social Self-Efficacy. Journal of Career Assessment. 8(3), pp. 283-301.
Sushenceva, L. 2011. Professional mobility as a modern pedagogical problem. Creative pedagogy. 1. pp. 129-136. [in Ukrainian]
Tatenko, V. 2017. The methodology for the subject-action approach: the socio-psychological dimension: monograph. K .: Millennium. [in Ukrainian]
Shepelieva, О. А. 2008. Features of high school students’ educational and social self-efficacy: PhD thesis: 19.00.07 - Educational Psychology. [13 April 2020]. Available from: http://psy.msu.ru/science/autoref/shepeleva.pdf [in Russian]
Uy, M., Chan, K., Sam, Y., Ho, M., & Chernyshenko, O. (2015). Proactivity, adaptability and boundaryless career attitudes: The mediating role of entrepreneurial alertness. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 86, 115-123
Urdan, T. &Pajares, F. 2006. Self-efficacy beliefs of adolescents, Greenwich: Information Age Publishing, 380 p.
Zaslavskaia, T. I. &.Ryvkina, R.V. 1991. Sociology of Economic Life: Essays on Theory. Novosibirsk: Publishing House of the Novosibirsk State. University. 442 с [in Russian]
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Articles in the Psychological Journal are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License International CC-BY that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. For more detailed information, please, fallow the link - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/