Elementary school teachers lack confidence in teaching English
68% of elementary school teachers lack confidence in teaching English
The survey of teachers conducted by Benesse Educational Research & Development Center showed that 68% were not confident about teaching English and 62% felt it to be a burden.
The results indicate inadequate training, with the center describing the development of teaching materials and other preparations as ‘‘insufficient.’‘
The survey, conducted between July and August, covered 8,000 randomly selected public elementary schools, with a total of 2,326 teachers in charge of fifth or sixth grade classes providing valid responses. Read More