• Predrag Živković University of Kragujevac, Faculty of pedagogical sciences, Department of humanistic sciences, Jagodina



student teacher, professional identity, concurrent validity, correlation


The main purpose of study was to examine concurrent validity of the Student Teachers Professional Identity Scale–STPIS (Fisherman and Abbot, 1998) that was for the first time used in Serbia. Indicators of concurrent validity was established by correlation with student teacher self-reported well-being, self-esteem, burnout stress and resilience. Based on the results we can conclude that the STPIS meets the criterion of concurrent validity. The implications of these results are important for researchers and decisions makers in teacher education.


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How to Cite

Živković, P. (2018). CONCURRENT VALIDITY OF THE STUDENT TEACHER PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY SCALE. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 6(1), 13–16.