Presentation on theme: "1 National Standards of Teacher and Teacher Education Ichiro Miyazawa UNESCO Islamabad UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Education Sector Staff Seminar 23-26."— Presentation transcript:
1 National Standards of Teacher and Teacher Education Ichiro Miyazawa UNESCO Islamabad UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Education Sector Staff Seminar November 2009 Krabi, Thailand
2 Contents of this Presentation 1.Overview: Teachers in Pakistan 2.Professional Standards of Teachers 3.National Standards for Accreditation of Teacher Education Program 4.Challenges and Lessons 5.So, what do/will we do?
3 Source: National Education 2006, AEPAM About 80% of teachers are least qualified ! PTC 37.3% CT 12.3% B-Ed M-Ed. 5.1 Other Trained. 11.1% No Info. 15.6% Untrained. 1.1% There are 1,356,802 teaching staff in Pakistan. 1. Overview: Teachers in Pakistan
4 1. Overview: Teacher Education Institutions There are about 300 teacher education institutions Govt. College, Community College, PITE, University, Academy, RITE, Resource Center, Institute of Education, DRTC, Training Institutes, etc Some are under Provincial Govt. & MoE and Some are under Higher Education Commission More than 10 kinds of certificate, diploma, etc PTC, CT, DE, JD,SD, BA, MA, Ph.D, HPE, OTC, etc
5 2. National Professional Standards for Teachers Officially launched in February standards 1. Subject matter knowledge 2. Human growth and development 3. Knowledge of Islamic ethical value 4. Instructional planning and strategies 5. Assessment 6. Learning environment 7. Effective communication and use of ICT 8. Collaboration and partnerships 9. Continuation professional development 10. Teaching of English as second language Donors started to train teachers on these standards
6 3. National Standards for Accreditation of Teacher Education Programmes Officially launched in August standards 1. Curriculum and Instruction 2. Assessment and Evaluation System 3. Physical Infrastructure and Facilities 4. Human Resources 5. Finance and Management 6. Research and Scholarship 7. Community Links and Outreach NACTE under HEC was activated to function
7 4. Challenges and Lesson learnt Totally new in Pakistan Two federal government organizations involved Federal and 4 provincial governments Security situations Donor coordination group on teacher education Good references from other countries Deployment of consultants in governments Keeping key persons with us Lessons (actions to be considered effective) Challenges
8 Developing procedures and tools for accreditation Pilot test of procedures and tools through training of auditors Legal background of accreditation system Develop guiding manual for institutions to develop “institutional development plan” Linking accreditation and institutional improvement support 5. So, what do/will we do ?