Measurement Model of Teaching Competency of Secondary School Teachers in Malaysia

Mat Rahimi Yusof, Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob, Mohd Yusri Ibrahim

Abstract


Competent teachers are the most important capital in boosting the nation's education system in line with other developed countries in the world. This quantitative study aims to develop a model for measuring the teaching competency of a secondary school teacher in Malaysia. This measurement model has contained three functions namely (i) teaching and learning strategies, (ii) teacher and student communication, and (iii) teachers' professionalism value. The results of confirmatory factor analysis from the collected data through 352 respondents that were analyzed by SEM AMOS found that 17 of the 20 suggested behaviors are acceptable. This finding was verified the proposed function within the teaching competence variables. Finally, a successful teachers’ teaching competency measurement model has been developed and can be used to any responsible parties to encourage and in-crease competency among teachers.

Keywords


Teaching Competency; Communication; Teachers’ Professionalism

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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