Teachers’ view on KSSR Mathematics document standard of curriculum

Othman, Ikhsan and Wan Kadir, Wan Azimah (2017) Teachers’ view on KSSR Mathematics document standard of curriculum. Jurnal Pendidikan Sains dan Matematik Malaysia (JPSMM UPSI), 7 (2). pp. 19-30. ISSN 2232-0393

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Abstract

Primary School Standard Curriculum (KSSR being its acronym in Malay Language) was implemented since 2011 involving all subjects including Mathematics. Discussion in this paper is related to a study on teachers’ view on the syllabus used for KSSR Mathematics limited to level 1 primary school Mathematics. The study aimed to identify teachers’ view on the curriculum for the aspects of its objectives, learning experiences, organization of learning experiences and learning assessment. A four Likert scale questionnaire was built and used in the study. A total of 92 respondents from 58 primary schools were involved comprising of 44 males and 48 females teachers. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 20.0. The results of the study showed that teachers’ level of agreement on the curriculum was high for the aspect of objectives (mean score 3.396, SD 0.296); learning experiences (mean score 3.391, SD 0.286); organization of learning experiences (mean score of 3.452, SD 0.241); and learning assessment (mean score 3.376, SD 0.281). Analysis of t-test found that there was no significant difference at p ≤ .05 for teachers’ level of agreement between male teachers and female teachers for the mentioned aspects. Remark from this study is that; document standard of curriculum for KSSR Mathematics level 1 in Malaysian primary school is said to be suitable from teachers’ perspective. Studies involving larger samples and various other aspects of the curriculum should be done to get better and more accurate results.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Faculties: Faculty of Human Development
Depositing User: Siti Norliza Shamsudin
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2019 02:05
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 02:05
URI: http://ir.upsi.edu.my/id/eprint/3501

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