International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-9501

Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2024, Vol. 15(1) 41-57

Assessing the Competence of Pre-Service Accounting Teachers: Stakeholder Perspectives

Paul Tongkomah Saayir & Edmond Saanu-Anu Wusa

pp. 41 - 57   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2307-08-0004.R4

Published online: March 31, 2024  |   Number of Views: 5  |  Number of Download: 15


Using the Danielson framework for evaluating teachers, this study assessed the teaching competence of preservice accounting teachers. The four components of teaching evaluation that contribute to teacher competence were emphasized. In all, 115 preservice accounting teachers, eight supervisors, and eight mentors participated in the concurrent embedded mixed design employing a census technique. Data was collected using a questionnaire, an interview guide, and document analyses. The results were conveyed using descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations) and narratives. According to the study, preservice accounting teachers were proficient in lesson preparation and managing the classroom. But they were observed to lack instructional strategies and professional responsibility skills. It is recommended that teacher-educators should provide preservice accounting teachers with the necessary instructional strategies to engage their students in the classroom. The professional responsibility competence of preservice accounting teachers should be developed in accordance with contemporary teacher education practices.

Keywords: Preservice accounting teacher, Classroom Management, Teacher Knowledge/Competence, Learning Environment, Teaching Practicum.

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Saayir, P.T. & Wusa, E.S. (2024). Assessing the Competence of Pre-Service Accounting Teachers: Stakeholder Perspectives . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 15(1), 41-57. doi: 10.29329/ijer.2024.652.3

Saayir, P. and Wusa, E. (2024). Assessing the Competence of Pre-Service Accounting Teachers: Stakeholder Perspectives . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 15(1), pp. 41-57.

Chicago 16th edition
Saayir, Paul Tongkomah and Edmond Saanu-Anu Wusa (2024). "Assessing the Competence of Pre-Service Accounting Teachers: Stakeholder Perspectives ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 15 (1):41-57. doi:10.29329/ijer.2024.652.3.

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