STRATEGIES OF EMPOWERING MATHEMATICS TEACHERS FOR THEIR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Bed Raj Acharya

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This paper explores the strategies for empowering mathematics teachers for their professional development particularly in the context of Nepal. The main purpose of this paper is to highlight the motivating factors that facilitate for the professional development of mathematics teachers. The paper is based on qualitative inquiry with purposive sampling techniques of selecting mathematics teachers and mathematics educators as data sources. On the basis of interview with teachers and educators it was concluded that that opportunity for attending mathematics workshops, seminars and conferences sharing, job security, being provided the constructive feedback, getting promotional opportunity, attractive salary, develops professionalism, and use of technology were the main strategies for the professional development of mathematics teachers.

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Strategies, Empowering, Professional Development, Mathematics Teachers

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