Determinants and Implications of Weak Teachers Performance in Education Sector: A Case of Affiliated Schools from Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Multan Division (Pakistan)

Tehmina Sattar

Abstract


Teachers are the foremost source of knowledge that assists the students to slot in  higher order thinking and construct their own knowledge. Teachers can play an imperative role in converting the raw information into useful knowledge for the students. The major obstructions that are related with weak teachers performance incorporate low level of motivation, inadequate incentives for teachers, lack of supervision, weak inspection system, unfortunate teachers training, scarce teachers qualification and decentralized teachers monitoring system. Additional blockades embrace passive and traditional teaching methods, teachers opposition to reforms, little emphasize on teaching practice and lack of future economic security for the teachers. The researcher interviewed N1=600 respondents through multistage sampling technique. Interview schedule was used as a tool for data collection process from n1=20 affiliated schools (out of N2=306 affiliated schools of BISE) from Multan district. The researcher institute that usage of obsolete teaching methodologies (like memorizing, individual work, repetition and cramming) has deteriorating influences on the students educational carrier. On the basis of the recent research being conducted the researcher concluded that cheating in examinations, lack of dedication to studies, overemphasize on memorizing and weak conceptualization of the students about the particular lesson are the major outcomes of weak teachers performance. Accordingly usage of modern teaching methodologies (such as direct instruction, cooperative learning, group work and discussion) can improve the quality of teachers instruction.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijafr.v2i1.1459

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