Lu Thi Mai Oanh, Le Ngoc Hung, Nguyen Quy Thanh, Nguyen Phuong Huyen

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Abstract

The quality of educators is a crucial foundation, which partly plays a decisive role in determining the quality and effectiveness of pedagogical activities and improving the eduational quality to meet the requirement of the General Education Program 2018. The research assesses the quality of teachers based on survey data of a sample collection of 651 teachers from three provinces including Hanoi, Nghe An, and Can Tho; focuses on analyzing the quality of educators according to teacher quality criteria to meet the General Education Program 2018. The result shows that most teachers (62.4%) self-assessed the quality of teachers at the level one “fully folowing requirement”, level two (19.7%) “actively implementing requirement”, level three (6.8%) “being an example for others”, level four (8%) “sharing experiences and creating new style to behave” and level five (3.2%) “training others”. The study also showed a statistically significant correlation between teachers' quality and their demographic characteristics such as age, gender, years of experience. However, the technical expertise and educational levels may insignificantly correlate with the teachers’ quality. This means that the teachers’ quality should be improved to successfully implement the Genereal Education Program 2018.

Keywords: Teacher quality, teachers' ethics, teachers' style.

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