Developing Teacher Training Course to Enhance Coaching Skills to Promote the Creative English Communication Competence

Ladda Wangphasit, Piyapong Promnont


The objectives of the present research were to develop and assess the effectiveness of a 1) training course, and 2) coaching for promoting the creative English communication abilities of primary school learners. The sample group used in this research comprised 170 school teachers in East Bangkok. Development of the training course consisted of defining the components of the curriculum, the core principles of the curriculum design, the course objectives, course implementation process, and methods for the course measurement and evaluation. After the course was developed, it was run with the study sample and then evaluated. It was found that the effectiveness of the training course was ranked at a high level (Mean = 4.43, S.D. = 0.19). The results of curriculum efficacy evaluation following the course trial found that, as a whole, the teachers who attended the training learned useful coaching skills for enhance leaners’ creative English communication skills and ranked these at a high level  (Mean = 2.36, S.D. = 0.41). Further, when the knowledge and understanding of coaching skills before and after training were compared, it was found that the teachers’ cognitive scores on coaching skills after training were higher than before training, at a statistically significant level at .05. Overall, the participants had a high level of satisfaction with the course.

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