Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovative Research Across Disciplines (ICIRAD 2017)

The Concept of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK): Recognizing the English Teachers' Competences in Indonesia

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Ummi Kultsum
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Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icirad-17.2017.11How to use a DOI?
Keywords
PCK concept; content knowledge; pedagogical knowledge; English teacher's competences
Abstract
This article discusses the concept of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) in Indonesian school context. The PCK is described as the basic skill for teachers in order to develop their teaching quality and strategy. The focus of the discussion is in the English teaching strategy in Indonesia. The review found that PCK on English teachers in Indonesia needs to be improved especially in pedagogical knowledge of teaching strategy and knowledge of learners. It is recommended that the control and evaluation from government and other stakeholders would maintain the quality of teachers. Furthermore, the competencies would be more magnificent when teachers emerge the dedication and commitment in their profession.
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