Institutional Perspective For Accreditation of Teacher Education Program: Effectiveness of Processes and Tools

  • Naila Siddiqua
  • Aziz-un-Nisa
  • Sehrish Saghir Khan

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This study was designed to find out the institutional perspective for the accreditation of Teacher Education Program. The purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of process and tools used for the external evaluation of Teacher Education Program in the Teacher Education Institutions of Karachi, Pakistan. The population of the study were consisted of Administrators and Teacher Educators of accredited Teacher Education Institutions of Karachi therefore purposive sampling technique used to collect data. Interviews of the Administrators of the Teacher Education Institutions conducted while Questionnaires administered to the Teacher Educators. Results indicate that process of accreditation has significant impacts on the performance of institutions as well as the academic and professional competencies of the prospective teachers. Although institutional stakeholders are quite satisfy with the process and tools of accreditation of Teacher Education Program, they have also highlighted some weaknesses of the accreditation process and tools and share some valuable suggestions for the improvement. This research work fills the gap between the Teacher Education Institutions and the authorities of NACTE to make this process more convenient and effortless for the personnel of Teacher Education Institution.

Published
2019-12-20
How to Cite
Siddiqua, N., Aziz-un-Nisa, & Khan, S. S. (2019). Institutional Perspective For Accreditation of Teacher Education Program: Effectiveness of Processes and Tools. Journal of History and Social Sciences, 6(2). Retrieved from https://jhss-uok.com/index.php/JHSS/article/view/51
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