Effectiveness of Instruction Program on Teachers’ Performance of Counseling for Primary School Pupils regarding Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Keywords:Effectiveness, Teachers’ Performance, Counseling, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Objective(s): To evaluate teachers’ performance of counseling for pupils with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, to identify the relationship between Teachers’ Performance of Counselling for Pupils with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and their demographic.
Methodology: A quasi-experimental (pre-posttest) design was carried out to evaluate teachers’ performance of counseling for pupils with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, at Al-Firdous mixed primary School and to find out the association between teachers' performance about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and their socio-demographic characteristic. The study was started from 18th September 2022 to 24th November 2022. The sample was non-probability (purposive sample) sample of (60) teachers were selected according to the study that are working in The First Rusafa Education Directorate. The data were collected by direct interview using specific questionnaire that’s composed of two parts (10) items which are: Part (1) Socio-demographic characteristics which included (4) items. Part (2) which deals with teachers' performance about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and includes (6) items. Data were analyzed by using (SPSS) package version (25). Descriptive data through determination of: Frequency, percentage, mean of score and standard deviation. Inferential statistical data analysis approach: used by enforcement of the T-test and ANOVA used for determining the association between Socio-demographic characteristics and teachers' performance.
Results: (66.7%) of them were (40 and more) years old, teachers more than half evaluation of teachers' performance is moderate, more than half level of performance is moderate about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, and present high significant relationship between teachers' performance and (age, years of employs).
Conclusions: The study find results revealed significant positive effects of the instruction program regarding teachers’ performance of counseling regarding pupils with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. Some demographic variables as ages and years of employs, had a significant Positive correlation with post assessment teachers’ performance.
Recommendations: The study recommend that need to improve teachers' performance through lecture, courses and seminar about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder among pupils, Serious attention bout Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder should be oriented toward teachers with respect to their age and years of employs differences.
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