Teachers’ competences in dealing with instructional constraints to develop higher quality of learning

  • Ida Bagus Nyoman Mantra Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • I Nyoman Suwandi Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Ni Luh Sukanadi Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Ni Ketut Wendi Astuti Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • I Gusti Ayu Putu Tuti Indrawati Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Keywords: teacher competences, instructional, constraints, learning quality

Abstract

Competence is usually associated with highly professional performance and there is a direct link in the field of education between a teacher’s professional competence and students’ performance. The present study explores teachers’ competences in dealing with instructional constraints to develop a higher quality of learning. The participants were pre-service junior high school teachers. The analysis includes teachers’ strategies in encountering the various constraints and problem faced by the teachers in conducting teaching and learning process. This study made use of a qualitative research design in which the data were analyzed analytically with deep argumentation and presented descriptively. Data were collected through direct observation and in-depth interviews with the selected junior high school teachers. The findings of the present study indicated that pre-service junior school teachers employed some strategies in dealing with the students' learning constraints which mainly modifying teaching strategies and motivating the students to learn more actively. This study suggests that teachers should continually develop their competence in dealing with various problems found in the classroom.

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Published
2019-07-31
How to Cite
Mantra, I. B. N., Suwandi, I. N., Sukanadi, N. L., Astuti, N. K. W., & Indrawati, I. G. A. P. T. (2019). Teachers’ competences in dealing with instructional constraints to develop higher quality of learning. International Journal of Social Sciences, 2(1), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.31295/ijss.v3n1.95
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