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Interrogations and Prospective of Science Education at Secondary Level in Punjab, Pakistan

Muhammad Nisa Ul Haq, Mumtaz Gul Khan and Muhammad Mahmood
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Muhammad Nisa Ul Haq: Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Development, Karakoram International University, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan.
Mumtaz Gul Khan: Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Development, Khizer Campus, Karakoram International University, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan.
Muhammad Mahmood: PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif, AJK, Pakistan.

Global Political Review, 2020, vol. 5, issue 1, 182-191

Abstract: This research was designed to study the interrogation and prospective of science education at secondary level in Punjab, Pakistan. The present study was descriptive in nature and cross-sectional survey was conducted. Study was delimited to Punjab. All the science teachers of public secondary schools were the population. The sample was comprised of 495 secondary science teachers from the public schools of Lahore selected by proportionate sampling technique. The questionnaire was developed, piloted and validated before data collection. Main findings of the study indicated that secondary science teachers have challenges and prospects in science education related to classroom management, internal evaluation system, application of teaching methodologies. It is recommended to train teachers about application of modern teaching methodologies and strategies for motivating students to learn in effective environment and the science might get progress and emphasis on learning that contribute in the prosperity of the country in the field of science.

Keywords: Challenges; Science Education; Classroom Management; Evaluation; Teaching Methodology; Strategies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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