The Importance of Self-Assessment for Islamic Education Teacher as Mudarris


  • Azwani Masuwai
  • Hafizhah Zulkifli
  • Ab Halim Tamuri


Self-Assessment, Islamic Education Teacher, Muhasabah, Mudarris, Professional Development


Self-assessment is an approach of self-directed learning that gives an autonomy for teachers to prepared their respective professionalism. It comes from the concept of muhasabah by Al-Ghazali aimed to form self-discipline in determining the pattern of life with self-reflect. Bandura through Social Cognitive Theory presents that teacher change arises through the teacher's own self-assessment experience. Teachers' cognitive about their practice is their perception of effectiveness in student learning. Thus, as reflective practitioners, teacher need to perform self-assessment as a process of self-reflection to identify deficiencies and weaknesses in their teaching in terms of knowledge, skill and personality. As mudarris that able to organize his teaching in an instructional manner, practicing self-assessment is the best approach to achieve a teaching objective in the classroom especially in creating the instructional quality of Islamic Education teachers.