The Filipino teachers drawn to Uzbekistan were enticed by the prestige and mission of the government schools of Uzbekistan, bringing world-class teaching experience from various countries. This exodus of Filipino teachers to Uzbekistan is given a hermeneutic phenomenological study that reveals a rich tapestry of themes that encapsulate the multifaceted nature of the educators' journey. The Filipino teachers who participated in this study were employed for at least two years. Conducted through semi-structured interviews, the data underwent structural and thematic analysis, revealing a narrative around various distinct theme. Firstly, the educators' resilience, adaptability, and empowerment of local teachers within the unique educational landscape were unveiled. The second theme delved into personal dimensions, encompassing gratitude for their roles, elevated regard for Filipinos, and living in a peaceful community while embracing simplicity and local culture. The third theme highlighted strategic motivations, emphasizing compensation packages, student attitudes, and alignment with the institution's prestige. This study enriches our understanding of international educators' experiences, emphasizing the complexities of cross-cultural teaching. The educators' commitment to efficient teaching programs and an active learning environment, as revealed in their strategies for maintaining connections and comfort, adds valuable insights to the broader discourse on global education.

Bahasa Abstract

Para guru Filipina yang tertarik ke Uzbekistan tertarik oleh prestise dan misi sekolah-sekolah pemerintah Uzbekistan, membawa pengalaman mengajar kelas dunia dari berbagai negara. Studi fenomenologis hermeneutik dilakukan terkait eksodus guru Filipina ke Uzbekistan yang mengungkapkan kekayaan tema yang merangkum sifat beraneka hal terkait perjalanan para pendidik. Para guru Filipina yang berpartisipasi dalam studi ini dipekerjakan selama setidaknya dua tahun. Dilakukan melalui wawancara semi-terstruktur, data dianalisis secara struktural dan tematik, mengungkapkan narasi berbagai tema yang berbeda. Pertama, ketahanan, adaptabilitas, dan pemberdayaan guru lokal dalam pemandangan pendidikan yang unik terungkap. Tema kedua membahas dimensi pribadi, mencakup rasa syukur atas peran mereka, penghargaan yang meningkat terhadap orang Filipina, dan hidup dalam komunitas yang damai sambil merangkul kesederhanaan dan budaya lokal. Tema ketiga menyoroti motivasi strategis, menekankan paket kompensasi, sikap siswa, dan keselarasan dengan prestise institusi. Studi ini memperkaya pemahaman kita tentang pengalaman pendidik internasional, menekankan kompleksitas pengajaran lintas budaya. Komitmen para pendidik terhadap program pengajaran yang efisien dan lingkungan belajar yang aktif, seperti yang terungkap dalam strategi para guru untuk menjaga koneksi dan kenyamanan, menambah wawasan berharga pada wacana yang lebih luas tentang pendidikan global.


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