Analyzing Relationships Among Activities for Teacher Development, Teaching Beliefs, Efficacy and Teaching Behaviors of Elementary School English Teachers in Taiwan

Ping-Huang Sheu


The purpose of this study is to evaluate elementary school English teachers’ perspectives on the relationship of activities for teacher development, teaching beliefs, efficacy and behaviors regarding teaching English. This study intends to reveal the influential interconnection of the four variables by running regression analysis. A total of 197 elementary school English teachers in Taipei city participated in this study. The data was collected through a four-point scale questionnaire and the results indicated the path of activities for teacher development and teaching beliefs, and teaching beliefs and teaching behaviors respectively was significant. Teachers’ engagement in professional development is crucial, and the educational authority is strongly recommended to take action on this issue.

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International Research in Higher Education  ISSN 2380-9183 (Print)  ISSN 2380-9205 (Online)

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