Factors Affecting the Development of Physical Education Teachers at Elementary Schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Sang-Giau Dinh
  • Minh-Quang Duong
Keywords: Physical education, Physical education teachers, human resource development, PDCA.


This study examines the impact of factors influencing the development of physical education teachers in elementary schools based on human resource development and PDCA approaches. In addition, the study also explores the correlation between influencing factors. Data were collected through survey questionnaires from 522 administrators and teachers, and interviews with 30 managers and teachers at elementary schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The findings show that factors such as Innovation in Education; Policy mechanisms; Culture in school; Human; Awareness and management capacity of managers; and teachers’ personalities influence the development of a team of elementary school Physical Education teachers. Based on these research results, the authors have proposed some solutions to developing a team of elementary school Physical Education teachers in Ho Chi Minh City, having both quality and quantity according to the general development trend and meeting the requirements of educational innovation.