THE RELATIONSHIP OF TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS THE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY ACCORDING TO THEIR DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AT LAI ZA HIGH SCHOOL, KACHIN STATE, MYANMAR
Keywords:Demographic Profile, Teachers Perception, Professional Learning Community, Lai Za High School.
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of teachers’ perceptions towards the Professional Learning Community according to their demographic factors of age, educational background, teaching experience and training experience at Lai Za High School, Kachin State, Myanmar. Ninety full time teachers from Lai Za high school, participated in this study and the researcher identified the teachers’ demographic factors, and determined the relationships of teachers’ perceptions towards the Professional Learning Community in Lai Za high school. While the researcher hypothesized that there was a significant relationship between teachers’ perceptions towards the Professional Learning Community and their demographic factors the findings were inconclusive but provided some insights into why the relationship between these two factors are not significant. In order for PLCs to work in Lai Za High School, many of the problems currently facing the school will have to be addressed.