The Social Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 8
Page No. 300 - 307

A Comparison Between Malaysian and Germany Teacher’s Technology Competency Standards for 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Authors : Azidah Abu Ziden

Abstract: This working paper aims to give an overview of current status of the teachers Information Communication Technology Standards (ICT) competency that exist in the field of ICT and initial teacher education for Malaysia and Germany. The purpose of comparing these two countries teacher’s ICT competency standards as research indicated that technology can significantly increase possibilities cultural diversity especially related to global awareness and environment literacy for students. In Malaysia, teacher’s ICT competency standards has been established in 2013 with the support of Malaysian Fundamental Research Grants (FRGS), however from the literature reviews, there is less evidence to conclude that there is an establish ICT competency standards for Germany. As such, this study suggest that Germany also establish an ICT Competency Standards for their teachers, so that, further collaboration between the two countries to promote cultural diversity via technology enhancement could be formed and developed.

How to cite this article:

Azidah Abu Ziden , 2020. A Comparison Between Malaysian and Germany Teacher’s Technology Competency Standards for 21st Century Teaching and Learning. The Social Sciences, 15: 300-307.

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