Relative Importance of Indicators of Teachers' Professional Skills as Perceived by Senior High School Economics Teachers in Ghana

Mumuni Baba Yidana
2017 Journal of Educational and Social Research  
The study examined differences in perception among Senior High School Economics teachers on the relative importance of indicators of teachers' professional skills, based on teaching experience. The study employed the descriptive survey method and comprised a sample of 115 professional Economics teachers drawn from the Central Region of Ghana. A self-designed questionnaire was administered on the respondents. The data were analysed using the t-test. The findings of the study showed that highly
more » ... howed that highly experienced Economics teachers perceive indicators of teachers' skills of instructional planning as more important, relative to the experienced Economics teachers. Again, the finding showed a significant difference in perception between the highly experienced and experienced Economics teachers about the relative importance of the skills of instructional assessment. The study recommends the organisation of in-service workshops for sensitisation as well as the creation of a community of learners among SHS Economics teachers for the sharing of knowledge and experiences.
doi:10.1515/jesr-2017-0006 fatcat:x5kx5xmu2zfzvjvf527pzy7bhe