A Comparative Study of Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Teaching Stem Subjects and Attitudes Toward Stem Education According to Gender at Wattana Wittaya Academy, Bangkok, Thailand


  • Sunita Sachdev Assumption University
  • Suwattana Eamoraphan


Self-efficacy, STEM Subjects, Attitudes, Teachers, Gender, Wattana Wittya Academy, Thailand


The purpose of conducting this research was to determine the level of teachers’ self-efficacy when teaching STEM subjects and their attitudes towards STEM education at Wattana Wittaya Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. A second purpose was to determine whether there was a significant difference in teachers’ self-efficacy for teaching STEM subjects and attitudes toward STEM education according to gender. As a source of data collection, the researcher used Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Teaching STEM Subjects and Attitudes Toward STEM Education (T-STEM Questionnaire). The respondents were 67 teachers completed the questionnaire. The data obtained were analyzed by descriptive statistics, means and standard deviations and independent samples t-test. The findings of this study were as follows: Teachers had a high level of self-efficacy for teaching STEM subjects. Teachers had positive attitudes toward STEM education. There was no statistical difference between teachers’ STEM teaching self-efficacy for teaching STEM subjects and attitudes toward STEM education according to gender at Wattana Wittaya Academy, Bangkok, Thailand. Recommendations for practice and future research are provided.

Author Biographies

Sunita Sachdev, Assumption University

Graduate School of Human Sciences

Suwattana Eamoraphan

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dean, Graduate School of Education, Assumption University, Thailand.


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How to Cite

Sachdev, S., & Eamoraphan, S. (2021). A Comparative Study of Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Teaching Stem Subjects and Attitudes Toward Stem Education According to Gender at Wattana Wittaya Academy, Bangkok, Thailand. Scholar: Human Sciences, 12(2), 251-264. Retrieved from http://www.assumptionjournal.au.edu/index.php/Scholar/article/view/4086

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