An Investigation of the Training Needs of Teachers in Ethnic Minority-Inhabited Regions: A Case Study of Sichuan Province

Can GUO, Enlun CHEN

Abstract


For the purpose of augmenting the pertinence and effectiveness of the teacher-training programs in the ethnic minority-inhabited regions, this investigation explores and analyzes the training conducted in the ethnic minority-inhabited regions in Sichuan Province based on fieldwork and data analysis. It is exposed that such problems obtain in the teacher-training programs in these areas as the inappropriate scheduling of training, lack of a scientific training system and fruitlessness of training, etc.. Several adjustments are proposed to meet the concrete needs of teachers, including rescheduling the training, establishing a new mode conducive to teacher-training in such areas, increasing the relevancy and practicability of training content and enhancing the overall quality of the training team so as to provide a training of a higher quality in the ethnic minority-inhabited areas. 


Keywords


Ethnic minority-inhabited regions; Teacher training programs; Effective teacher training mode; Training needs

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References


Ye, L. (2001).Rethinking the role and development of teachers. Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House.

Zhao, D. C., & Liang, Y. Z. (2012). An investigation into the needs of teacher-training programs. Beijing, China: Beijing Normal University Publishing Group.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/6628

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