Le Thai Hung, Nguyen Thi Bich, Cao Thi Sinh

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This paper aims to develop a standardized self-assessment tool to assess elementary teachers' teaching competence. The paper surveyed 375 elementary school teachers and the survey results show that the developed toolkit was highly reliable with Cronbach's Alpha Coefficient > 0.7. Among the five identified competencies, the professional development competence in response to the new general education curriculum was self-assessed at the lowest level by the teachers (mean = 2.5/4, SD = 0.5). The standardized toolkit is expected to help elementary school teachers self-assess and improve their skills to meet the required standards.

Keywords: Competence, teaching competence, self-assessment, professional standards.


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