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Avgousti, Charalambos – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The study discovered why teachers around the world choose the Teaching profession and the factors affecting their choices. The study is meaningful to teacher education curriculum developers and teacher recruiters, for revealing the effects of teachers' perceptions on their career planning and professional growth. The findings from inferential…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Career Choice, Performance Factors, Teacher Attitudes
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Ahmad, Saima; Kalim, Rukhsana; Kaleem, Ahmad – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: Despite an extensive history of research into workplace bullying and the psychosomatic harm associated with it in western contexts, research into the occurrence and manifestation of bullying behavior in the academic workplaces of non-western countries is sparse. In response to this gap, the purpose of this paper is to start a research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Environment, Bullying, Higher Education
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Shabbir, Muhammad; Khalid, M. Ibrahim; Bakhsh, Khuda; Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem; Rasool, Shafqat; Mohsin, M. Saleem – International Education Studies, 2016
The rationalization of this research was to investigate about improving professional development system through Quality Assurance Practices (QAP) in the Universities of Pakistan pertaining to the opinions of students, teachers and Directors of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) and to differentiate the ideas of students, teachers and Directors of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Quality Assurance, Universities
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Khan, Anwar; Yusoff, Rosman Bin Md; Isa, Khairunesa Binti – International Education Studies, 2016
Scholarly work and research are globally known as stressful and challenging. Teachers may develop different psychological health problems once they are exposed to workplace stressors. Considering it as a serious issue of education sector, this study has examined the linkages between prevalent workplace stressors and psychological health problems…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mental Health, Multivariate Analysis, Statistical Analysis
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Abdullah, Nauman; Akhtar, Mahr Muhammad Saeed – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Teachers' job satisfaction leads to job continuity, which in turn affects teacher performance as well as the effectiveness of their institutions. The purpose of this study was to identify if there was a relationship between the Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) and Job Satisfaction (JS) of teachers since discretionary behaviours have a…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness
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Soomro, Muhammad Arif; Memon, Natasha; Memon, Shumaila Aijaz – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Teaching industry of English as a second or foreign language has grown massively in recent times in Pakistan. There are many public sectors universities and English academies established all over Pakistan offering English language proficiency courses. Therefore, this wave led to conduct this research. The purpose of conducting this study was to…
Descriptors: Best Practices, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liton, Hussain Ahmed – International Journal of Instruction, 2015
Typically, an ESP course is designed to develop students' communication skills not solely for the office, but also for useful in a specific workplace. Unfortunately, ESP for Schools of Business at some South-East Asian universities is not being very effective in promoting students' performance in the workplace. Behind this backdrop, this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), English for Special Purposes, Workplace Learning
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Shabiralyani, Ghulam; Hasan, Khuram Shahzad; Hamad, Naqvi; Iqbal, Nadeem – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This research explores teachers' opinions on the use of visual aids (e.g., pictures, animation videos, projectors and films) as a motivational tool in enhancing students' attention in reading literary texts. To accomplish the aim of the research, a closed ended questionnaire was used to collect the required data. The targeted population for this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Teacher Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Soomro, Kamal Ahmed; Kale, Ugur; Zai, Sajid Yousuf – Educational Media International, 2014
Extensive use of social networking sites by students and teachers makes educators and researchers to think whether they can be incorporated in instructional process to facilitate students' learning. This survey-based study records and examines Pakistani pre-service teachers' and teacher-educators' current uses of Facebook, and their attitudes…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teaching Experience, Teacher Attitudes
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Shaukat, Sadia; Siddiquah, Aishah; Pell, Anthony William – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Problem statement: Gender disparity is a worldwide phenomenon. This disparity is not only with respect to opportunities and resources but also in rewards, and exists in all regions and classes. Gender disparity exists in the field of education as well. Females experience overt and subtle gender discrimination to some extent nearly at every stage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Discrimination, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Mukhtar, Uzma; Islam, Zohurul; Siengthai, Sununta – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2011
Both public and private universities in Pakistan are playing vital role in developing human resources as per sectoral demand. It is observed that conflict in the public universities occur more frequently than in the past and as a result, has an impact on educational outcomes in terms of qualified potential human resources. This is a study of some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Public Colleges
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Fatima, Jabeen; Naseer Ud Din, Muhammad – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The study was aimed at evaluating the MA Education Programme of teacher education in Pakistan. Post-graduate teacher's training institutes in Pakistan grant the Master of Education (MA/M.Ed.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) post-graduate degrees in the field of education to enhance the careers and accelerate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Masters Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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Arif, Muhammad; Mahmood, Khalid – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2009
A survey was conducted to determine the satisfaction level of distance education tutors with the location and physical setup, collection, resources and services being offered at thirty-four regional campuses and centers' libraries network of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in Pakistan including Azad Jummu and Kashmir territory. A semi…
Descriptors: Tutors, Teacher Attitudes, Open Universities, Academic Libraries
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Gujjar, Aijaz Ahmed; Naoreen, Bushra – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2009
The success of any educational reform depends upon the quality of teachers and in turn the quality of teachers depends to a large extent on the quality of teacher education and quality of teacher education mainly depends upon the teacher training institutions. Education is a nation building activity and teachers are the pillars of the educational…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs