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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(5), 468-474
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-5-16
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Developing the Quality of Novice Primary Teachers to Meet the Renewal Requirements and to Enhance the Quality of the General Education

Pham Thi Thanh Hai1, , Trinh Ngoc Thach2 and Nguyen Le Thach3

1University of Education, Vietnam National University Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam

2University of Human and Social Sciences, Vietnam National University Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam

3Vietnam National Institute of Education Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: April 24, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Educational Research in Vietnam: From Fundamentals to Application)

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Pham Thi Thanh Hai, Trinh Ngoc Thach and Nguyen Le Thach. Developing the Quality of Novice Primary Teachers to Meet the Renewal Requirements and to Enhance the Quality of the General Education. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(5):468-474. doi: 10.12691/education-6-5-16


Novice primary teachers need professional and teaching skills support. This study was conducted in the school year 2015-2016 at primary schools in 3 geographical regions of Vietnam. The sample consisted of 320 novice primary teachers (1-3 years). The content of the survey focused on two main issues: 1) professional support for novice primary teachers; 2) Some factors impede the professional development of novice primary teachers. This paper shows that novice primary teachers have not received direct professional support from management staff, especially principals. Professional training courses and pedagogical training are well appreciated; however, half of the novice teachers have not permitted to attend professional training courses. Teachers are facing a number of factors that influence on professional development such as low salaries, lack of opportunities for professional development. The study suggests some recommendations to overcome these situations

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