The research was designed from both a critical theory perspective and a participatory paradigm. The following instruments were used as a means to gather data: observations; interviews; questionnaires; field notes; video recording of lesson plans and logs of meetings. The research findings reveal that most technology teachers were not trained or qualified to teach technology with confidence and every chance of success until an intervention in the form of action research was introduced which has successfully change their situation.
Keywords: Technology education; technology teachers; action research; reconnaissance study; curriculum transformation/reform; emancipation/empowerment
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