Attitudes of School Teachers in the State of Kuwait Towards the Experience of Distance Education During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Houli, Talal Ibrahim Al-Mesad, Eisa Mohammed Al-Kandari


This study aimed to identify the attitudes of public school teachers in the State of Kuwait at various educational stages towards the experience of distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The descriptive approach was applied; a questionnaire consisting of four dimensions was developed to measure teachers’ attitudes towards distance education. The study sample consisted of 1028 teachers of various disciplines at all levels of education in public schools in the State of Kuwait. The results indicated that teachers had a higher degree of positive attitudes towards the distance education experience. The results also showed that there were statistically significant differences between the study sample members due to each of the following variables: the educational district and the educational stage.
The results did not show statistically significant differences due to the gender variable. Additionally, the results did not show the existence of statistically significant differences due to the variable years of experience on the total degree and dimensions of scale, except for the dimension “student assessment through distance learning using the TEAMS Program” attributed to the experience category (1–5 years).

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