The purpose of this study is to explore elementary school teachers’ attitudes and needs of life education at Bade city in Taoyuan. This study adopts quantitative survey a self-designed survey questionnaire was conducted for “Elementary School teachers’ attitudes and needs of life education at Bade city in Taoyuan” to collect pertinent data. The subjects in the study are elementary school teachers from 9 schools at Bade city in Taoyuan, including subject teachers, special education teachers, and teachers with department administrators. A total of 151 questionnaires were distributed; 146 questionnaires were returned, 138 copies were completely answered. So the return rate of this survey is about 94.5%. Data from questionnaires were analyzed by SPSS18.0, such as descriptive statistics, t-test, one-way ANOVA, and Stepwise multiple regression Analysis.
The research results of this study are shown that for teachers at Elementary Schools of Bade city in Taoyuan:
1. Attitudes toward life education are highly recognized by those teachers.
2. Those teachers have high needs of life education.
3. Those teachers’ attitude toward life education and needs for life education are significantly different in terms of demographical variables.
4. There are positively significant correlations between those teachers’ attitude toward life education and needs of life education.
Based on the research results, this study also provides some recommendations for teachers of elementary schools, Educational Authorities, and further researchers respectively.