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Teaching competency testing among Malaysian school teachers

Hamdan, Abdul Rahim and Abdul Ghaffar, Mohamed Najib and L. T. H., Li (2010) Teaching competency testing among Malaysian school teachers. European Journal of Social Sciences, 12 (4). 610 -617. ISSN 1450-2267

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A major goals of this research, is to study the teaching competency and dominant characteristics 309 teachers from different secondary / primary schools in Johor Bahru. Their competencies are determined through teaching skills, concern for school, concern for students and concern for self, forming a comprehensive and practical model of teachers’ competency characteristics. The result shows that all teachers are competent, and there are significant relationships between teaching competency and gender, specializations, and academic achievement. It is suggested that teachers have to enhance his or her competent in other elements such as subject knowledge, teaching prowess, classroom management, instructional planning, collegiality, concern on schools, concern on students and concern on self to build the image and ability as a competent teacher.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:teaching competency, teaching skill, concern for school, concern for student, concern for self
Subjects:L Education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:26608
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:18 Jul 2012 03:32
Last Modified:25 Aug 2014 00:44

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