Role of Head Teachers In Monitoring System At Primary Level In District Peshawar Pakistan.
Dr. Maher Bano, Dr Sajjad Hayat Akhtar and Nasrullah Khan
The study was descriptive in nature. The study was an attempt to find out the about the role of existing monitoring system at primary level in district Peshawar Khyberphtunkhwa. The objectives of the study were: To define the term mentoring and introduce it in education system. To bring out the attributes of Mentors with regard to their professional responsibilities. To develop professional skills of prospective and newly recruited teachers with the help to proposed strategy. To analyzed teachers to adopt best practices of teaching. To give suggestions and recommendations for the improvement of the study. The key questions of the study were: What is the current status of mentoring in district Peshawar? What‘s the importance and benefit of mentoring in local as well as global prospective? What implementable strategy does the study propose for introducing mentoring in teacher education at primary level? What recommendations does the study make for implementation of the proposed strategy? The study found out that there was dire need to introduce mentoring mechanism in main stream of education at primary level in district Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Many gaps were found which included lack of proper mentoring system, need of professional support to the prospective and several teachers, poor performance of supervisors in the field and lack of opportunity to explore career. There was no formal system of mentoring in vogue in primary system of education at Government level. Similarly in response to the second question the importance of mentoring in education system was brought home to the stakeholders on the basis of review of literature in local and global perspective.