International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Empowerment of Teachers through Continuous Competence Ascendance: Perspectives of Senior Teachers

This paper tries to establish the fact that acquiring competency is not a one-time activity but an ongoing process in the life of teachers. They have to re-examine and reformulate the way they educate themselves and perform their job. They are struggling to keep abreast of the changes and requirements of their roles in view of the increasing academic expectations, advances in technology, new instructional strategies and delivery methods and a host of such issues. These challenges confirm the fact that the teachers have to strive for their competency ascendance as a lifelong process. The paper also presents the results of a study conducted with ten senior teachers on their views of competence ascendance.

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