Factors Affecting Quality Education At Secondary Level: A Case Study Of Federal Directorate Of Education, Islamabad

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Dr. Qurat-ul-ain , Sumaira Liaqut , Zafar Iqbal Yousuf Zai , Amna Shaheen


Quality is one of the key areas which can ensure a fast socio-economic and cultural development. The factors of quality education include the learning environment, teacher and teaching, curriculum and assessment. All these factors intend to merge and produce quality learning and the success of an educational system is generally measured through the learning achievement of students. The study is aimed to examine the “Factors Affecting Quality Education at Secondary level: A Case Study of” Federal Directorate of Education, Islamabad”. The study was carried out at secondary level while considering school heads and teaching staff under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). The objectives of the study were to investigate the factors affecting quality education at secondary level and to find out the affect of quality factors on the secondary education under FDE. The population and sample of the study were the secondary level heads and teachers. 5-points likert scale questionnaire was distributed with the attribution of learning environment, teacher and teaching, curriculum and assessment. These factors were further distributed in ten sub-factors. From the result of the study, it was found that the learning environment need to improve, curriculum require revision, continuous professional development of teachers as well as trained staff is required for the assessment and evaluation purpose. It was also concluded that learning environment need to be improved, subject mastery need to be developed in the teaching staff, cultural values and mapping of the curriculum with the society is also required.

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