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Assessment of Training Needs for Teaching at the elementary schools in Saudi Arabia

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The study aimed to identify Arabic language teachers' training needs in teaching my beautiful language Textbook with regards to lesson plan, its implementation and evaluation in investigating the statistically significant differences in training needs related to gender differences, years of experience, and number of training courses attendance at the primary level in Arar, Saudi Arabia. The study employed descriptive statistics to describe mean scores of the samples, standard deviation and ANCOVA to determine the statistically significant differences among the respondents. The study tool consisted of (46) item which was divided into three areas namely; planning, implementation and evaluation. The samples were (25) male and (25) female primary school teachers. The study found that the degree of training need for planning, implementation and evaluation is high and the degree of training need for teachers in the implementation and evaluation of lessons is also high regardless of the number of training courses attended. Also it was found that the female teachers are in need of training more than the male teachers and that training need increases with the increase in the number of years of experience. The study recommended capitalizing on training project in solving the problem of teachers for training on the planning and implementation skills and the lesson evaluation of my beautiful language Textbook.



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