Presentation on theme: "National Standards of Teacher and Teacher Education"— Presentation transcript:
1 National Standards of Teacher and Teacher Education UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Education Sector Staff Seminar23-26 November 2009Krabi, ThailandIchiro Miyazawa UNESCO Islamabad
2 Contents of this Presentation Overview: Teachers in PakistanProfessional Standards of TeachersNational Standards for Accreditation of Teacher Education ProgramChallenges and LessonsSo, what do/will we do?
3 1. Overview: Teachers in Pakistan There are 1,356,802 teaching staff in Pakistan.No Info.Untrained.15.6%1.1%PTC 37.3%OtherTrained.11.1%M-Ed. 5.1B-Ed. 17.4CT 12.3%About 80% of teachers are least qualified !Source: National Education 2006, AEPAM
4 1. Overview: Teacher Education Institutions There are about 300 teacher education institutionsGovt. College, Community College, PITE, University, Academy, RITE, Resource Center, Institute of Education, DRTC, Training Institutes, etcSome are under Provincial Govt. & MoE and Some are under Higher Education CommissionMore than 10 kinds of certificate, diploma, etcPTC, CT, DE, JD,SD, BA, MA, Ph.D, HPE, OTC, etc
5 2. National Professional Standards for Teachers Officially launched in February 2009 10 standardsSubject matter knowledgeHuman growth and developmentKnowledge of Islamic ethical valueInstructional planning and strategiesAssessmentLearning environmentEffective communication and use of ICTCollaboration and partnershipsContinuation professional developmentTeaching of English as second languageDonors started to train teachers on these standards
6 3. National Standards for Accreditation of Teacher Education Programmes Officially launched in August 2009 7 standardsCurriculum and InstructionAssessment and Evaluation SystemPhysical Infrastructure and FacilitiesHuman ResourcesFinance and ManagementResearch and ScholarshipCommunity Links and OutreachNACTE under HEC was activated to function
7 4. Challenges and Lesson learnt Totally new in PakistanTwo federal government organizations involvedFederal and 4 provincial governmentsSecurity situationsLessons (actions to be considered effective)Donor coordination group on teacher educationGood references from other countriesDeployment of consultants in governmentsKeeping key persons with us
8 5. So, what do/will we do ?Developing procedures and tools for accreditationPilot test of procedures and tools through training of auditorsLegal background of accreditation systemDevelop guiding manual for institutions to develop “institutional development plan”Linking accreditation and institutional improvement support
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