Perspectives of primary school principals towards programming education

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Abstract

This study aimed to explore the principals’ perspectives in terms of their understanding, support and expectation towards programming education among primary schools in Hong Kong. 147 primary school principals (30.2%) responded to the survey. The results indicated that all principals have positive perspectives towards programming education in all three aspects. Their major concern was the competency of teachers in teaching programming. They suggested that more teacher development courses should be provided to address this problem. Copyright © 2019 Central China Normal University.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 23rd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2019)
EditorsChee Kit LOOI, Ju Ling SHIH, Longxiang HUANG, Qingtang LIU, Sanya LIU, Di WU, Nianheng ZHENG, Zongyan ZHUANG, Jiong GUO, Shuqing YANG, Yun WEN, Changyan LIAO, Shuxian HUANG, Lin LIN, Yanjie SONG, Yantao WEI, Zhizhong LIANG, Mingzhi ZHANG
Place of PublicationWuhan
PublisherCentral China Normal University
Pages827-831
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Citation

Kong, S.-C. (2019). Perspectives of primary school principals towards programming education. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Shih, L. Huang, Q. Liu, S. Liu, D. Wu, . . . M. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2019) (pp. 827-831). Wuhan: Central China Normal University.

Keywords

  • Perspectives
  • Primary school
  • Principals
  • Programming education

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