Implementing School Policy: Teachers’ Strategies in Improving Students Speaking Ability

Volume 5 Issue 4 (October 2020)
Hariratuz Zakiya Riyadi Santoso Joko Nurkamto
Pages: 407-416 Download Count : 19 View Count: 26 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.776291 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The problem of learning language skills especially speaking still exists in many educational institutions in Indonesia. For schools and English teachers, overcoming this problem becomes a huge challenge because Indonesian learners still underestimate the capability of formal educations also English teachers to educate them in the right way. This research will investigate the school's policy and the teachers' strategies in improving students' speaking ability in a Bilingual High School in Indonesia. The research questions to be are what the school policy is on improving students' speaking ability, what the teachers' strategies are in implementing the school policy to improve students' speaking ability. A case study is employed for this research. The data of this research is taken from an in-depth interview with English teachers and school officials, observation, and documentation. The techniques of data verification in this research are using triangulation technique and member check. The purposes of this research are to show the positive teachers’ strategies in implementing school policy in improving students’ speaking ability.

Keywords

  • Teachers’ role
  • school policy
  • speaking ability.
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