Teacher in Promoting Quality Education: Head Teachers Perception
Keywords:Quality, Quality Education, Quality Teacher, Pedagogical skill, Professional Commitment, Teacher Effectiveness, Command over subject matter
This research was carried out to study the head teachers’ perception in terms of teacher in the promotion of quality education and about those characteristics which make them different from other facilities that bring quality in education. Quality of education is the major concern of any country and preparing quality teachers is the prime importance in many countries. In this connection quality of teacher cannot be ignored. This study explores the quality characteristics of teachers through literature review that influence the quality of education. In response to the need of quality teacher, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa review and developed Teacher Education Strategy (TES 2013-2018) to improve the quality of teacher in the province. In this regard two districts were taken to know the perception of head teachers of primary public schools in the province. A five point likert scale questionnaire was developed to know the perception of 108 head teachers in two districts Swat and Tank of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan.
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