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ERIC Number: EJ911816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Role of Non-Governmental Organizations for the Development of Basic Education in Punjab, Pakistan
Iqbal, Javed
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n8 p423-426 Aug 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the general working structure of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and to examine the services and facilities provided by NGOs for basic education in Punjab, Pakistan. The population comprised 112 NGOs working for the promotion of basic education in Punjab, 3980 teachers working in basic education schools run by NGOs, and all parents of the children studying in NGO schools. Different educational experts from different districts also constituted the population. We selected 25 NGOs working for the development of basic education in Punjab through cluster random sampling covering all areas of Punjab. 25 heads of the NGOs and 200 teachers working in basic education schools were taken as the sample of study through the simple random sampling technique. 50 parents of the children enrolled in NGO schools and 25 educational experts from different districts of Punjab were also selected as the sample of the study. Four questionnaires were developed, one each for head of NGO, teachers, parents of students and educational experts in the light of the objectives of the study for the collection of data. The data collected through questionnaires were statistical analyzed by chi-square technique, significant at p less than 0.05 level. (Contains 8 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child