Perception of Teachers on in Service Teacher Training Policy in Lushoto District

Macha, Nice Christian (2017) Perception of Teachers on in Service Teacher Training Policy in Lushoto District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This dissertation reports the perception of teachers on in service teacher training in enhancing professionalism development in teachers. It focused on assessing the teachers‟ views on the role of teacher professional development in schools; examining the challenges encountered in the provision of in-service training to teachers; and determining possible solution to minimize teacher professional development provision difficulties.The study applied qualitative and quantitative approaches using a case study design to solicit information from 44 respondents who were comprised of teachers and education officials throughquestionnaire and interview.The finding indicated thatteachers‟ viewed the role of teacher professional development in schools as increasing knowledge and skills to teachers, improve teaching and learning techniques; and raise teachers‟ competence and efficiency in teaching proffesion. The challenges encountered in the provision of in-service training to teachers found to be lack of funds. The possible solution to minimize teacher professional development provision difficulties were to solicit funds from the government and other institutions. The study recommends that the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training MOEVT to put an eye on the challenges facing the in service teacher training provision, teachers professional development and their impacts.Other educational stakeholders should join hand with the MOEV to put an eye on challenges facing the in service training and their possible solutionat all levels.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2018 07:56
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2018 07:56
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1930

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