Professional Development: Teachers' need for professional development


Teachers' need for professional development

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Table 8. Percentage of lower secondary education teachers indicating they have a high level of need for professional development, by area of need and education system: 2013 (NOTE: this is a 3-part table. See Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3)
Education system Knowledge and understanding of the subject field(s) Pedagogical competencies in teaching subject field(s) Knowledge of the curriculum Student evaluation and assessment practice Information and communication technology (ICT) skills for teaching
Percent (S.E.) Percent (S.E.) Percent (S.E.) Percent (S.E.) Percent (S.E.)
Australia 2.4 (0.45) 2.8 (0.47) 3.7 (0.54) 3.3 (0.40) 13.6 (0.88)
Brazil 6.7 (0.39) 6.9 (0.39) 7.0 (0.48) 10.2 (0.44) 27.5 (0.75)
Bulgaria 12.4 (0.80) 11.8 (0.79) 14.5 (0.97) 13.4 (0.84) 20.3 (0.94)
Chile 5.7 (0.69) 6.1 (0.61) 7.0 (0.69) 9.7 (0.75) 12.8 (0.94)
Croatia 5.7 (0.43) 8.6 (0.50) 3.6 (0.32) 13.5 (0.68) 19.7 (0.87)
Cyprus 2.4 (0.36) 4.3 (0.57) 8.3 (0.81) 4.8 (0.59) 12.5 (0.68)
Czech Republic 8.5 (0.54) 6.1 (0.40) 3.0 (0.35) 5.3 (0.46) 14.8 (0.71)
Denmark 6.4 (0.78) 6.0 (0.65) 3.2 (0.44) 7.5 (0.76) 18.7 (1.15)
Estonia 11.5 (0.66) 11.9 (0.70) 12.7 (0.74) 13.8 (0.79) 24.1 (0.92)
Finland 3.8 (0.39) 3.4 (0.38) 3.4 (0.34) 3.9 (0.45) 17.5 (0.96)
France 5.4 (0.44) 9.2 (0.65) 2.9 (0.33) 13.6 (0.70) 25.1 (0.87)
Iceland 9.0 (0.85) 8.5 (0.84) 22.7 (1.19) 18.2 (1.11) 28.6 (1.46)
Israel 9.3 (0.63) 10.5 (0.74) 7.9 (0.55) 10.2 (0.61) 24.5 (1.16)
Italy 16.6 (0.74) 23.5 (0.97) 11.3 (0.63) 22.9 (0.96) 35.9 (0.83)
Japan 51.0 (0.91) 56.9 (0.91) 20.6 (0.86) 39.6 (0.92) 25.9 (0.88)
Korea, Republic of 25.2 (0.93) 31.3 (1.04) 23.5 (0.91) 25.3 (1.07) 24.9 (1.06)
Latvia 3.7 (0.52) 4.3 (0.50) 3.2 (0.48) 6.3 (0.62) 19.4 (1.11)
Malaysia 28.8 (1.01) 25.2 (1.02) 23.4 (0.87) 39.7 (1.26) 37.6 (1.19)
Mexico 4.4 (0.56) 8.0 (0.77) 5.0 (0.51) 8.0 (0.62) 21.0 (0.98)
Netherlands 6.9 (0.66) 5.6 (0.52) 4.3 (0.51) 6.6 (0.76) 14.9 (1.11)
Norway 7.1 (0.73) 7.9 (0.74) 4.5 (0.44) 12.4 (1.20) 18.3 (1.40)
Poland 1.8 (0.27) 1.8 (0.32) 2.1 (0.32) 3.3 (0.36) 10.6 (0.80)
Portugal 4.7 (0.41) 4.2 (0.45) 2.9 (0.32) 4.8 (0.42) 9.2 (0.51)
Romania 5.4 (0.53) 7.2 (0.49) 6.7 (0.57) 7.5 (0.49) 18.6 (0.92)
Serbia 5.4 (0.38) 6.6 (0.45) 7.1 (0.47) 9.1 (0.60) 19.5 (0.79)
Singapore 6.2 (0.44) 9.9 (0.55) 7.1 (0.44) 11.9 (0.58) 11.8 (0.62)
Slovak Republic 9.1 (0.57) 8.0 (0.57) 11.9 (0.81) 9.3 (0.63) 18.6 (0.86)
Spain 1.8 (0.23) 5.0 (0.46) 1.3 (0.23) 4.3 (0.58) 14.1 (0.68)
Sweden 9.6 (0.58) 9.1 (0.57) 16.5 (0.79) 26.4 (0.90) 25.5 (0.84)
Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates 2.3 (0.41) 4.0 (0.56) 3.3 (0.40) 4.7 (0.47) 9.5 (0.79)
Alberta-Canada 2.6 (0.45) 2.4 (0.47) 2.3 (0.42) 4.5 (0.58) 9.3 (0.77)
Belgium-Flemish 3.0 (0.34) 2.9 (0.40) 2.7 (0.34) 6.9 (0.62) 10.5 (0.70)
England-United Kingdom 1.8 (0.30) 1.6 (0.29) 1.9 (0.52) 2.4 (0.31) 7.7 (0.66)
International average2 8.7 (0.10) 9.7 (0.11) 7.9 (0.11) 11.6 (0.13) 18.9 (0.16)
United States 1.6 (0.32) 2.2 (0.36) 3.3 (0.54) 4.2 (0.67) 8.1 (0.77)
See notes at end of table.