‘The Relationship between Iranian EFL Teachers´ Classroom Management, Critical Thinking Skills, and their Years of Experience’ – Golkhand Azizinejad & Mohanna Rezaei


In recent years the importance of promoting critical thinking skills and creative thinking in education has been widely acknowledged. More specifically, it is believed that the successful incorporation of these skills in the teaching of English as a second or foreign language has a central role. The purpose of the present study was to identify if there was any relationship between Iranian EFL teachers’ classroom management, critical thinking skills, and years of experience. To this end, scores out of the classroom management and critical thinking skills questionnaire were collected and correlated with the years of experience of 30 Iranian EFL teachers who were selected as the sample of the study. The results showed significant correlation between classroom management, critical thinking skills, and their years of experience.

Index terms: classroom management, critical thinking, teachers’ years of experience.

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