Perceptions of the Directors and Principals Regarding Teacher Education Program in Khyber-Pakhtonkhwa, Pakistan

Amjad Reba, Shafqat Parveen, Muhammad Inam Ullah, Izaz Ali


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the teacher education program in Khyber-Pakhtonkhwa to investigate the perceptions of the directors and principals of different programs related to different aspects of teacher education institutes and to suggest recomendations for teacher education institutes in Khyber-Pakhtonkhwa. Interview contained 20 items grouped under seven broad categories was conducted. Ten regional institutes for teacher education (RITEs), five each male and female and five institutes of education and research (IERs) were the sample institutes. Fifteen principals/ directors were the sample size of the study. The results from the interview with directors and principals were documented. The qualitative data reflect broad consensus that access for every learner to modern technology could be made possible. As reflected by the respondents, curriculum must be equipped with the national and international requirements. It is recommended that all vacant posts in teacher training institutes may be filled, to introduce modern assessment techniques, to strengthen teaching practicum and improve research activities in teacher education institutes.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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