International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Full Length Research Paper

A model of continuing professional competency development by using ICT (study at senior high school teachers Padangsidimpuan, north sumatera)

Sarmadan Hasibuan
Post Graduate Program State University of Padang, Indonesia.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 11 September 2013
  •  Published: 31 October 2013

Abstract

In order to solve the weakness of current status of high school teachers’ professional competency in Padangsidimpuan the researcher purposed this study to implement A Model of Continuing Professional Competency Development by using Information Communication Technology (ICT). This study was conducted by using a Research and Development (R&D). Two high schools were used as pilot test to determine the effect of ICT on the professional competency development of the teachers. Findings show that: (1) there was no expert in Padangsidimpuan; lack of facilities and teaching equipment and insufficient skill in using ICT; (2) several efforts which had been conducted by the Local Department of Education such doing educational seminars; professional meeting among subject teachers (MGMP) and headmasters (MKKS); training writing scientific papers (KTI); and technical guidance (BIMTEK) were not maximized (3) the teachers were lack of motivation in using ICT; (4) the use of a model of continuing professional competency development by using ICT on the high school teachers can improve their professional competence; and (5) the implementation of a model of continuing professional competency development by using ICT in Padangsidimpuan indicated that they are strongly agreed and considered more effective, because it will be benefit to the advancement of senior high school education in Padangsidimpuan.

 

Key words: Professional Competence, Information Communication Technology (ICT).