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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(6), 716-721
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-6-20
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Development of Professional Qualifications for Secondary Level Natural Sciences Teachers Meeting the Requirement of Vietnam Education Innovation

Ha Thi Lan Huong1,

1Institute for Educational Research – Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

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

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Ha Thi Lan Huong. Development of Professional Qualifications for Secondary Level Natural Sciences Teachers Meeting the Requirement of Vietnam Education Innovation. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(6):716-721. doi: 10.12691/education-6-6-20

Abstract

Science at the moment is at the cognitive level of theoretical model associated with the technological model. Hence, it‘s required that the science education in common school shall select the contents in a way to meet the formation of students with the most basic, core and common knowledge; and on the basis of that knowledge, students have the capacity to apply the scientific processes and principles to make personal decisions through resolving cognitive issues and life practices. The question is that what are professional qualifications the teachers need to teach natural sciences subject in common level. The article explains the reasons why it is necessary to develop professional qualifications for natural sciences teachers. Thereby, the author develops a professional development capacity framework for natural sciences teachers. Based on this capacity framework, a number of measures have been proposed for developing professional qualifications for secondary level natural sciences teachers in Vietnam. The proposed measures aim to the fact that the teachers have a broad knowledge base, are capable of integrated teaching and deep classification teaching for career orientation; meeting the requirements of ongoing education reform in Vietnam.

Keywords:
capacity professional qualifications capacity development natural sciences education reform in Vietnam

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