Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(12A), pp. 7350 - 7358
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.082519
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Strategies for Improving Professional Development of Teachers in Primary and Secondary Schools in Taiwan after the Implementation of 12-Year Basic Education Curriculum


Yan-Hong Ye 1, Yi-Huang Shih 2,*
1 Teacher Education Center, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
2 Department of Early Childhood Education and Care, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China

ABSTRACT

Taiwan's 12-Year Basic Education, which was implemented in 2014, claims that primary and secondary school teachers must promote their professional development to improve students' learning. This study analyzes existing literature to achieve the following research aims: 1. To understand the connotations of professional development for teachers and the current situation in Taiwan, and to analyze the planning strategy for professional development for teachers after the implementation of the 12-Year Basic Education in Taiwan. 2. To analyze the main issues with the professional development of teachers in Taiwan after the implementation of the 12-Year Basic Education. 3. To analyze the main strategies to promote the professional development of primary and secondary school teachers after the implementation of the 12-Year Basic Education. Using a literature review, this study explores the direction and implications of professional development for teachers in Taiwan, the issues that affect teacher professional development after the implementation of Taiwan's 12-Year Basic Education and proposes strategies for professional development of primary and secondary school teachers. The recommended strategies for promoting the professional development of teachers are: (1) establishment of teacher professional standards and pre-service teacher professional literacy, (2) use of international surveys as a guide, (3) strengthening the effectiveness of educational leadership and (4) implementation of the Teacher Professional Development Support System.

KEYWORDS
12-Year Basic Education Curriculum, Teacher Professional Development, Teacher Professional Learning Communities

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Yan-Hong Ye , Yi-Huang Shih , "Strategies for Improving Professional Development of Teachers in Primary and Secondary Schools in Taiwan after the Implementation of 12-Year Basic Education Curriculum," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8, No. 12A, pp. 7350 - 7358, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.082519.

(b). APA Format:
Yan-Hong Ye , Yi-Huang Shih (2020). Strategies for Improving Professional Development of Teachers in Primary and Secondary Schools in Taiwan after the Implementation of 12-Year Basic Education Curriculum. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(12A), 7350 - 7358. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.082519.