Causes of Deterioration of Elementary Education and Potential Solutions

Authors

  • Lubna Quddus Warsi Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4126-3758
  • Rabia Naseer M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Asghar M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.5011978450

Keywords:

Causes of Deterioration, Potential Solutions, Teachers, Students, Elementary Level

Abstract

This research study aimed to find out the causes of the deterioration of elementary education and potential solutions perceived by teachers. The major objective of this study was to examine the causes of deterioration in elementary education and potential solutions perceived by teachers. All male and female elementary teachers in both public and private schools in the district Muzaffargarh were the population. The sample consisted of 274 school teachers (150 male and 124 female), who were selected through a stratified sampling technique. For data collection, a 40-item self-structured questionnaire was designed for teachers. Findings showed that causes of deterioration of Elementary education as perceived by teachers include insufficient resources, inadequate funding, large class sizes, lack of teacher training, outdated curriculum, and lack of parental involvement. The solutions included increased funding for education, reducing class sizes, providing opportunities for professional development for teachers, updating the curriculum to be more relevant and engaging, improving access to resources and technology, parental involvement, and fostering stronger collaboration between teachers, parents, and administration.

Author Biography

  • Lubna Quddus Warsi, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Published

2024-06-30

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How to Cite

Warsi, L. Q., Naseer, R., & Asghar, M. (2024). Causes of Deterioration of Elementary Education and Potential Solutions. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 243-253. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.5011978450

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