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The Effectiveness of the Involvement of Teachers of English in the Curriculum Development Process at Centers for Foreign Studies in the Mekong Delta

Author Affiliations

  • 1Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Training Center (Seameo Retrac) 35 Le Thanh Ton, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Res. J.Educational Sci., Volume 4, Issue (2), Pages 7-11, February,1 (2016)


Teachers are becoming more and more involved in the curriculum development process because they believe that their involvement will help learners improve their academic learning outcomes. Unlike teachers of English in public schools in Vietnam, teachers at Centers for Foreign Studies do not have to rely on curricula stipulated by Ministry of Education and Training and they have more autonomy in selecting or designing curricula of their own. This study aimed to measure the efficiency of the involvement of teachers of English in the curriculum development process at the Centers for Foreign Studies in the Mekong Delta. The findings showed that the majority of teachers were willing to take part in the curriculum development process and they affirmed that their learners made progress when the curricula were modified.


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