Self-assessment of Certified EFL Teachers in Central Sulawesi on Their Professional Competence

Anshari Syafar


The study intends to describe the level of certified EFL teachers’ self-assessment of their competence to teach English. A cross-sectional survey design and systematic random sampling strategy were applied to take 227 research respondents. Questionnaire and interview were used for collecting data whereas frequency, percentage and descriptive statistics were employed to analyze the data. Most respondents self-rated their abilities to teach English at ‘competent’ and ‘strongly competent’ levels. Yet, their self-rating of English teaching competence did not match up with the re-sults of teacher competence test done by the government. Accordingly, the self-assessment should be endorsed with teaching performance assessment to have more reliable data for validating EFL teachers’ self-grading abilities in English teaching practices. 

Key Words: self-assessment, teacher certification program, teacher standard of competence, certified EFL teachers, english teaching practices

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Jurnal Pendidikan Humaniora

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Graduate School Of Universitas Negeri Malang

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