This study tried to portray English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers’ pedagogical competence and readiness in maintaining the 2013 curriculum. The demands of the 2013 curriculum lead the teachers to have a good quality of teaching. It is essential to know teachers' pedagogical competence because that aspect will be piloting the implementation of the curriculum in the classroom. This study aimed to investigate the EFL teachers’ pedagogical competence and readiness in the implementation of the 2013 curriculum. This study used mixed methods with triangulation design. The data were collected by semi structure interview and close ended questionnaires. The data were then analyzed, described, and interpreted comprehensively. The result of this study revealed that EFL teachers’ pedagogical competence is appropriate to the demand of the 2013 curriculum. The teachers show their enthusiasm and readiness in implementing the 2013 curriculum.
Key words: Pedagogical competence, the 2013 curriculum, curriculum development, instructional plans, teachers’ role.
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