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An Assessment Of The Professional Development Of Special Education Teachers In Saudi Arabia, Raja Almutairi Dec 2020

An Assessment Of The Professional Development Of Special Education Teachers In Saudi Arabia, Raja Almutairi

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The purpose of this study is to assess the current state of professional development activities of Saudi special education teachers in comparison to the research-based professional development practices of special education teachers. A survey of professional development evaluation and job satisfaction that describe three components was electronically collected from 613 special education teachers who were actively employed in Saudi public schools during the 2019/2020 school year. The results show that participating in professional development activities contributed to the study’s special education teachers’ satisfaction with their teaching profession. Additionally, the findings suggest that improvements to the professional development practices that are …