SWOT Analysis: Making a Better Teacher
Analee M. Rigor
Teacher III, Jose Escaler Memorial School

          The acronym SWOT Analysis stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats analysis can provide information on how to shape your strategy in making a better teacher out of you. Devise objectives aimed at strengthening your weak areas like for example in sustaining the interests of your learners, exploring your strengths like your ability to make instructional materials out of scrapped or indigenous materials, seizing opportunities like during PTA meetings and assemblies in order to generate support and anticipating threats like disruption of classes.

          In making your analysis, you have to list down your strengths and ask these questions:

          Understanding your strengths and weaknesses can help you develop a better perspective on how can you become a better teacher. If you are fully aware of your strengths, then you can capitalize on them fully. A teacher is known for her creativity and ingenuity and these can be your strengths. While weaknesses can be of different forms like the need to learn on how to prioritize work and management of time.