Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 3(10), pp. 691 - 696
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2015.031005
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A New Vision of Professional Development for University Teachers in Libya 'It's Not an Event, It Is a Process'


Hameda Suwaed 1,*, Wesam Rohouma 2
1 College of Arts, Al Zawia University, Libya
2 College of Engineering, Al Zawia University, Libya

ABSTRACT

Being a university teacher in the Libya is most of the time described as a challenge. In the case of the current instable situation in Libya, the task is formidable in many cases. This paper investigates the challenges encountered by Alzawia university teachers in four colleges. It attempts to answer the following questions: what are the challenges that university teachers face? What is the scope of professional development? The findings of the study suggests a model of professional development that might help the teachers to deal with the challenges that they face such as the low motivated students and the lack of in service training.

KEYWORDS
Higher Education, Professional Development, Self-development

Cite this paper
Hameda Suwaed , Wesam Rohouma . "A New Vision of Professional Development for University Teachers in Libya 'It's Not an Event, It Is a Process'." Universal Journal of Educational Research 3.10 (2015) 691 - 696. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2015.031005.