An Evaluation of Elementary Teacher Education Programs of the SAARC Countries

MUNIR AHMED, . (2015) An Evaluation of Elementary Teacher Education Programs of the SAARC Countries. Doctoral thesis, University of Education, Lahore.

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the Elementary Teacher Education Programs of SAARC countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Reference books, journals, research papers, Encyclopedias, yearbooks, national educational policies, internet and other resources were consulted to have an insight of these nations and their system of education. A Questionnaire was prepared and sent to the 200 education experts of SAARC countries and 50 of Advance European countries (List attached as Appendix III) to develop an evaluation criteria. The indicators and elements of the indicators were converted into questions to develop the second Questionnaire (instrument) to collect information about the initial elementary teacher education program (IETEP) of the SAARC Countries. The Collected data was scrutinized, sorted and matched with the evaluation Criteria .The results revealed that Indian system of Teacher Education matched the criteria. Pakistan had many mismatches but Elementary Teacher Education Program of the University of Education, Lahore and its associate colleges was bridging that gap. Bhutan, Bangladesh and Maldives were showing improvements while the experiments of Sri Lanka & Nepal had many lessons to learn.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Elementary,Teacher,Education,SAARC
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Ms Maryam Saeed
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2017 07:29
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2017 07:29

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