Project-Based Learning: Implementation & Challenges

Abstract

This study is an attempt to investigate the possibility of applying PBL in some Bahraini Primary Sschools. It also aimed to explore the challenges that might occur during the application of PBL in actual classroom situation. Both questionnaire and semi-structured interviews were employed in gathering the data. A total of 24 pre-service teachers in 8 schools took part in this study during the academic year 2016/2017. The findings of the study revealed that more than 3/4 of the participants were unable to implement PBL with their students. The various challenges they encountering were also indentified. These included choosing a significant content,  time management, monitoring and assessment, and lack of facilities. Finally,  based on the results, some suggestions and recommendations that could help teachers, schools and decision makers in implementing PBL were offered.     

Keywords: Pre-Service Teachers, Project-Based Learning, Teaching Practice 4.


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Pages: 71-79 (Download PDF)

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