IJSSH 2017 Vol.7(8): 555-558 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2017.V7.883

The Relationship between Readiness and Teachers’ Competency towards Creativity in Teaching among Trainee Teachers

Tajularipin Sulaiman, Siti Nurkhuzaimah Hamzah, and Suzieleez Syrene Abdul Rahim
Abstract—Readiness is the ability of an individual to begin teaching. Competence is the efficiency in the execution of an instruction to be more efficient. Creativity is the thinking process that encourages a person to generate new ideas for the implementation of teaching. The objective of this study is to identify the level of readiness and competency of trainee teachers towards creativity in teaching and to identify the relationship between readiness and competency of teachers with creativity in teaching. The design of this research is a descriptive and correlational study using a questionnaire as the research instrument. A total of 100 trainee teachers were involved as respondents in this study. The findings showed that the level of readiness, competency and creativity in teaching of trainee teachers were 4.13 for readiness, 4.01 for competence, and 3.99 for creativity in teaching. The findings also showed that there is a significant positive relationship between readiness and competency with creativity in teaching among trainee teachers.

Index Terms—Teachers readiness, teachers competency, creativity in teaching, trainee teachers.

Tajularipin Sulaiman is with Faculty of Educational Studies/Sports Academy, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, 43400 UPM, Selangor Malaysia (e-mail: tajulas@upm.edu.my).
Siti Nurkhuzaimah Hamzah is with Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, 43400 UPM, Selangor Malaysia (e-mail: khuzhamzah@yahoo.com).
Suzieleez Syrene Abdul Rahim is with the Faculty of Education, University Malaya, Lembah Pantai 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (e-mail: suzieleez@um.edu.my).

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Cite: Tajularipin Sulaiman, Siti Nurkhuzaimah Hamzah, and Suzieleez Syrene Abdul Rahim, "The Relationship between Readiness and Teachers’ Competency towards Creativity in Teaching among Trainee Teachers," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 555-558, 2017.

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