Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Aga Khan University

Elementary Education and Teaching

Impact in teaching

Articles 1 - 4 of 4

Full-Text Articles in Education

Autonomy And School Success: A Case Study From Pakistan, Muhammad Babur, Qamar Safdar Dec 2005

Autonomy And School Success: A Case Study From Pakistan, Muhammad Babur, Qamar Safdar

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

This paper reports on a case investigated as a part of several case studies conducted under ANTRIEP (Asian Network of Research and Training Institute for Educational Planning) in seven different countries. (India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Nepal and Bangladesh) to look into the management of successful schools. Three cases studies were conducted in three different school systems in Pakistan: public school, private school and AKES (Aga Khan Education Services) managed schools. In this paper the case study of public and cross case analysis based on the findings of the three schools is reported. The findings reveal that school autonomy, …


Teachers’ Perceptions Of Their Professionalism In Government Primary Schools In Karachi, Pakistan, Meher Rizvi, Bob Elliot Mar 2005

Teachers’ Perceptions Of Their Professionalism In Government Primary Schools In Karachi, Pakistan, Meher Rizvi, Bob Elliot

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

This paper examines teachers’ perceptions of their professionalism under conditions of educational reforms in government primary schools in Karachi, Pakistan. Conceiving teacher professionalism in terms of four dimensions (teacher efficacy, teacher practice, teacher leadership and teacher collaboration) it reports a quantitative survey research study of teachers in these schools, where educational reforms have been initiated. One conclusion from the study is that such teachers do perceive themselves as professionals—a finding that is counter to the often-held beliefs about these teachers. The paper argues that it is important to regard teachers as professionals, capable of further enhancing their own professionalism, for …


Achievements And Challenges In Chitral, Zulfiqar Ali, Jalal Wali, Mohammad Ismail, Muhammad Khan, Zubaida Khanum Aug 2003

Achievements And Challenges In Chitral, Zulfiqar Ali, Jalal Wali, Mohammad Ismail, Muhammad Khan, Zubaida Khanum

Book Chapters / Conference Papers

So far eight teachers of Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan (AKES,P), Chitral, have graduated from the AKU-IED and are performing different roles under various capacities. The AKES,P runs 51 schools for girls and provides technical support to more than 30 community-based schools in District Chitral. It has one Regional Education Office and four field offices to facilitate educational activities. Professional Development Teachers (PDTs) play diverse roles such as training officer, education officer, field operations officer, and head teacher and teacher educator. The management of the AKES,P determines roles for the PDTs according to the needs of the system. Their roles …


Reflection On School Visit, Qamar Safdar Nov 1998

Reflection On School Visit, Qamar Safdar

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.