A STUDY ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF TURKISH TEACHER CANDIDATES IN MACEDONIA
Increasingly, because of the development of human relations and communication, teaching is a social profession. It is very important that this sacred occupation meets their needs in what they perform. One of the main reasons to reach a success is the psychological characteristics of teacher candidates. One of the best researched theories in the investigation of psychological needs and characteristics is the theory of self-determination. In theory, psychological traits are divided into three main groups: competence, relationship and autonomy, and emphasized that fulfillment and satisfaction of psychological needs in each group is necessary for psychological health and development, internal motivation and self-actualization. This will be a guide to knowing these psychological characteristics of the prospective of Turkish teacher candidates in Macedonia, finding and satisfying their needs, being more productive for the faculty managers and instructors of the literature faculty, and better training of the future Macedonian Turkish teachers. The research group includes students from of the public universities of Republic of Macedonia in the 2016-2017 academic year ‘ Goce Delchev’ and ‘Cyril and Methodius faculty of Turkish Language Literature. Totally 62 students were investigated. Of these, 35 are female and 27 are male students. In the study, a screening model was used.