Perceptions Of Teachers About Their Professional Development At Elementary Level: A Public And Private Bases Comparison

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Dr. Abdul Ahad Roshan Saeed , Prof. Dr. Navid Jamil Malik , Dr. Muhammad Javaid Iqbal , Dr. Shumaila Mahmood


This quantitative research aimed to compare perceptions of public and private school teachers about professional development. Sample of this study were 50 public and 50 private school teachers. Sample was selected conveniently from public and private schools of Lahore. Data was collected using 5 point Likert Scale questionnaire as a tool. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS. Mean score, standard deviation were calculated. Moreover, t test was applied to compare mean scores of public and private school teachers’ perceptions. The findings of the study showed that there was a significant difference between the perceptions of public and private school teachers. It is recommended that professional development is beneficial for enhancing teaching skills of teachers at elementary level.

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