D'infirmière vers professeur des écoles : reconversion professionnelle et identité personnelle

Abstract : A quarter of the nurses suffer from professional exhaustion. Resigning and conversion in this professional area, if frequent, are not much observed. A monographic study, analyzing the carrier of a nurse who became primary school teacher, allowed us to understand the dynamic of her professional change, and the recomposition of her professional identity, grounded in highly personal values. A destabilisation of her self-skill feeling was determining in her decision to engage in a deliberate professional change, her self-esteem being challenged by professional wearing down and by the confrontation to her patients' death. She has been able for reconstruct both her self-esteem and skill feeling, and to reveal nursing skills reinvested as a teacher. She engages in this last job with a specific position, entailing in particular a new perspective on the question of managing noise in the classroom. Supported by her original institution, and by a "significant other", she prepared her profession change project and engaged in it, faithful to her identifications and to herself.
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Agnès Guillot, Soazig Lanoë. D'infirmière vers professeur des écoles : reconversion professionnelle et identité personnelle. Recherches en éducation, Université de Nantes, 2011, pp.83-93. ⟨hal-01061952⟩



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