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Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2018, Vol. 9(4) 25-37

Teachers’ Fidelity of Use of Selected Senior High School Subject Curricula

Joseph Tufuor Kwarteng, Kankam Boadu, Bernard Yaw Sekyi Acquah, Bethel Tawiah Ababio, Leticia Bosu & Magdalene Brown

pp. 25 - 37   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1811-01-0002

Published online: December 22, 2018  |   Number of Views: 127  |  Number of Download: 475


Abstract

The study examined how faithfully senior high school teachers implemented selected senior high school subject curricula. Cross sectional survey design was used in the study.  Using the level of use dimension of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), 111 senior high school teachers were randomly selected from the pool of accounting, business management, economics, geography and social studies teachers in the Central Region. Questionnaires were administered to the respondents and retrieved within 3 weeks. Data generated were analysed using frequencies and percentages. Results showed that senior high school teachers teaching accounting, business management, economics, geography and social studies in the Region failed to use the official curriculum in teaching. Accordingly, it is recommended that Ghana Education Service should politically engage teachers to willfully accept and use the curriculum instead of strengthening instructional supervision to ensure that teachers implement the official curriculum.

Keywords: Curriculum, fidelity, implementation, level of use, senior high school


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Kwarteng, J.T., Boadu, K., Acquah, B.Y.S., Ababio, B.T., Bosu, L. & Brown, M. (2018). Teachers’ Fidelity of Use of Selected Senior High School Subject Curricula . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 9(4), 25-37.

Harvard
Kwarteng, J., Boadu, K., Acquah, B., Ababio, B., Bosu, L. and Brown, M. (2018). Teachers’ Fidelity of Use of Selected Senior High School Subject Curricula . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 9(4), pp. 25-37.

Chicago 16th edition
Kwarteng, Joseph Tufuor, Kankam Boadu, Bernard Yaw Sekyi Acquah, Bethel Tawiah Ababio, Leticia Bosu and Magdalene Brown (2018). "Teachers’ Fidelity of Use of Selected Senior High School Subject Curricula ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 9 (4):25-37.

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