Identification of the Need for Teacher Training at The Primary School Level
Keywords:The Need for Teacher Training at Primary Level, Importance of Teacher Training Programs at The Primary School Level
The study's main objective was to determine the need for primary school teacher training. The study's major goals were to (a) investigate the importance of teacher training programs at the primary school level for the effectiveness of the teaching-learning process; (b) determine the need for teacher training at the primary school level; (c) determine the need for professional training at the primary school level, and (c) recommend specific measures to improve primary school teacher training. A survey technique was utilized to conduct the study. Through random sampling, one hundred thirty-eight (138) male-female public primary and Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) affiliated school teachers were selected from the five Tehsils of District Bahawalpur with an equal proportion of urban and rural schools. The data were collected through a questionnaire and interpreted through SPSS V23. The results showed that no one teacher had excellent knowledge of to use learning tools in the classroom, Knowledge of National Profession Standards for teachers, concepts of math, practical application of content knowledge skills and English Language skills. So, there is a need of training for teachers to use the learning tools in the classroom effectively, to know about National professional Standards for teachers, teaching skills of math, science, and English.
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