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SCIENCE TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN OMAN: SUPERVISORS’ PERSPECTIVES

Year 2022, Volume 8, Issue 23, 485 - 496, 04.09.2022

Abstract

The objective of the study was to examine Practices and Challenges of Educational Supervision on the Professional Development of Science Teachers in Secondary Schools, Sultanate of Oman. The study employed the Quantitative method approach to collect and analyze data. Questionnaire was employed as the main instrument for data collection. According to Krejcie& Morgan's (1970) table; a random sample of (93) supervisors and (50) Science teachers were used. Quantitative data were analyzed using descriptive statistics tools including percentage analysis. The findings revealed that: the lack of material and resources at schools and trainings needs training needs were among the practices observed in schools. Apart from those, lack of sustainable and organized training system, budget and lack of coordination and commitment were the major challenges faced by supervisors noted during the study. It is also found that a situation made it difficult for supervisors to contribute adequately to the professional development of science teachers. Based on the findings, it was recommended that Education authorities to take appropriate measures including providing adequate resources and financial support to the schools and providing necessary training and administrative support for supervisors so that they would be in better position to assist teachers in their professional development.

References

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Details

Primary Language English
Subjects Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Adhari MASAOUD ALSHEHHİ This is me (Primary Author)
It is not affiliated with an institution
Malaysia


Hairuddin MOHD ALİ This is me
It is not affiliated with an institution
Malaysia

Publication Date September 4, 2022
Application Date August 2, 2022
Acceptance Date
Published in Issue Year 2022, Volume 8, Issue 23

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EndNote %0 IJASOS- International E-journal of Advances in Social Sciences SCIENCE TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN OMAN: SUPERVISORS’ PERSPECTIVES %A Adhari Masaoud Alshehhi , Hairuddin Mohd Ali %T SCIENCE TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN OMAN: SUPERVISORS’ PERSPECTIVES %D 2022 %J IJASOS- International E-journal of Advances in Social Sciences %P 2411-183X-2411-183X %V 8 %N 23 %R %U

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