Curriculum Development and Teachers’ Training: A Study of Governance of Primary Education in Punjab

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Ms. Nadia Noor, Ms. Amna Yousaf, Ms. Sobia Hassan, Ms. Maryam Gull


The purpose of this research is to study the governance of primary education in Lahore, Punjab, in view of curriculum development and teacher training. The study seeks to explain the system of primary education, the characteristics of the institution involved and how they relate to the curriculum development and teachers’ training of the primary schools. The research aims to study the formal structures of these institutions and the relationships that guide and influence them. The study seeks to find the key factors affecting the governance of primary education, namely curriculum development and teacher training; to bring to light the changes in the governance policies and their effect on the curriculum development and revision; to help analyze the supervision and monitoring mechanism developed by the government of  Punjab to check teaching quality and training. For this purpose, qualitative research methodology was used. Data was collected through structured interviews with officials of the School Education Department.An interpretive approach was used to analyze data.

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