Investigation into teachers’ practice in relation to curriculum implementation in ELT in Bangladesh
The study investigates teachers’ practices in relation to curriculum implementation in secondary level education in Bangladesh. The research examines five English language teachers’ classroom activities and compares if their activities are implemented as recommended by the curriculum. It also focuses on the factors that influence the teachers to implement the curriculum. The researcher conducted qualitative research to collect data for this study. As a result, the researcher made classroom observations to see the activities of the teachers in the classroom and conducted interviews afterwards to understand what factors influence the teachers. The analysis of the study reveals that the teachers focus on part of the curriculum in their activities in the classroom. The interviews analysis reveals that the teachers’ activities are different from the recommended activities in the classroom. The result of the study showed that the teachers’ activities are not congruent with the principles of the curriculum as their activities are influenced by other contextual factors.
- MPhil