Physical education in elementary school context from teachers’ perspective

Physical education in elementary school context from teachers’ perspective

Ly Quoc Bien The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Do Duc Lan The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Hoang Phuong Hanh The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Bui Thi Dien The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Bui Dieu Quynh The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Nguyen Hong Lien The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Le Anh Vinh The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences
Physical education (PE) is currently one of the top concerns of education in modern society, given its critical role in promoting sustainable development of human capital in society. Different from the high priority of physical education in the educational system of developed countries, this subject has not been given sufficient focus in many developing countries, including Vietnam. This article aims to provide a dataset of self-awareness and perception about PE practices of 1069 PE teachers at elementary schools from 26 provinces throughout Vietnam. Some recommended analysis techniques to utilize this dataset are also proposed. The dataset is expected to provide the necessary materials for further research about PE practices in developing contexts, which facilitates educators and policymakers to acquire a better understanding of PE promotion in an educational setting.
Physical education
physical activity
elementary school
teacher’s awareness
teacher perception

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