A Study on Evaluating the Pedagogical Knowledge of School Teachers

Franklin Thambi Jose. S, Samikkanu Jabamoney Ishak Samuel, Manonmani Devi Annamalai, Muniisvaran Kumar

Abstract


Education plays an important role in a society. Each and every country around the globe has its own education system to educate their own society. In this way, Malaysia has its own education system. Here, students undergo education in different stages such as, kindergarten (pre-school), primary school (elementary), secondary school (high), and college or university. Of these, kindergarten, primary and secondary educations are in schools. School education is basic for a child. Hence, teacher role is very essential in teaching and learning process. Sultan Idris Education University is No.1 Education University which produces a lot of teachers and are been posted as teachers in various parts of the country. Thus posted teachers teach in secondary schools in Malaysia. The main objective of this study is to evaluate the pedagogy knowledge of the secondary school teachers using testing and evaluation theory. The study is limited to the Perak state teachers of Malaysia. The researcher has used the descriptive research method for this study. Questionnaire is prepared according to the essential pedagogical knowledge for the teachers based on testing and evaluation theory. The data are collected through observing the classroom teaching of the teachers. The findings of the study are described in this article.

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