An Investigation of Preservice Pre-School Teachers' Resilience Skills
Study was carried out to analyze resilience skill of prospective teachers according to some variables. Personal Data Form, Resilience Scale (its validity test conducted by Gurkan (2006) and Life Satisfaction Scale (its validity test was conducted by Durak et al (2010)) were used.427 prospective teachers (educated in Preschool Teaching of Gazi University, Dicle University and Cumhuriyet University) were the sample group of the test. According to the research,resilience skill of prospective teachers change according to their gender, choosing department willingly, socio-economic status, parent's attitude, hope for future, expressing themselves,their place etc. It doesn't change according to grade. It was also understood that there is a positive and meaningful relation between their resilience skill and life satisfaction. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.