An Analytical Study of the Challenges Faced by Cooperative Teachers during the Practicum Process in Sindh Province


  • Dr. Murtaza Ali Laghari Head Master, School Education and Literacy Department Karachi Govt: of Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Abdul Sattar Gopang Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Zubair Ahmed Chachar Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Zohra Khowaja Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan


Cooperative Teachers, Practicum Process, Students, Institutions


One of the most important jobs that an educational institution ensures, is to guide its students from the darkness of ignorance to the light of knowledge, skills and attitude through learning experiences. The most crucial component of every educational program is the teacher. At every level, the primary person in charge of carrying out the educational process is the teacher. This demonstrates how crucial it is to find teacher preparation in order to ensure a State's future. The significance of proficient educators in the state's educational system cannot be overstated (Abdullah, et, al,2020).

Methodology:  The study was descriptive in nature with qualitative approach, in which purposive sampling of the students was undertaken from the Public sector institutions, and Universities of Sindh Province. After cleaning data 13 samples were finalized and used for data collection through interview.

Data Analysis:  Thematic analysis was used to analyze the data in this research study.

Findings: The analysis results demonstrate a huge communication gap among the cooperating teachers and others that creates hurdle to carry on the program efficiently. Along with this the study highlights that there is a prodigious need of bridge to be built that may comfort to guide the subject properly. Cooperation and coordination are known as the great pillars to support and maintain institutional matters. However, here it lacks this and proves to create many collaborative issues. This research study disclosed that the school heads are reluctant to be aware of the importance of practicum and were loath to welcome the prospective teachers despite of motivation given by the practicum coordinators some of them were not prepared to accept the prospective teachers, It is also found that the practicum in fact is of great significance but it is undervalued by the cooperating teachers. This may be due to the lack of incentives offered to the cooperating teachers, they viewed practicum as wastage of time along with this they show mistrust on the supervisors because cooperating teachers feel undue interference in their official work and feel fear to be reported about their performance to their authorities and concerned departments.


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How to Cite

Laghari, D. M. A. ., Gopang, D. A. S. ., Chachar, D. Z. A. ., & Khowaja, D. Z. . (2023). An Analytical Study of the Challenges Faced by Cooperative Teachers during the Practicum Process in Sindh Province. International Research Journal of Education and Innovation, 4(4), 12–20. Retrieved from