Effects Of Regular Monitoring Of Monitoring Evaluation Assistant (Meas) On The Quality Of Schools: A Case Study Of Tehsil Jand District Attock, Punjab

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Wajid Mahnaz , Dr. Sidra Kiran , Umair Mehmood , Sameena Arif , Nayab Taqdees


In education, basically two main activities take place. First one is performed by the teacher which is to teach the students and second one is performed by the students, which is to learning. Teachers teaching at elementary schools are usually having diploma or degree in education. Their teaching skills are developed when they go through methodologies of teaching training; therefore they are well versed with excellent teaching learning practice. For monitoring and evaluation at the school level, Principal or headmaster they are usually responsible for these activities. Therefore study was conducted to find out effectiveness of monitoring system and to review the implementation of the monitoring system of MEAs at school level in Pakistan. The objectives of this specific research study were 1) To find the influence of monitoring on the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process, 2) To evaluate the effect of monitoring on school teacher’s attendance. A sample of 40 Head-teachers, 30 elementary school teachers (ESTs), 10 assistant education officers (AEOs) and 20 monitoring evaluation assistants (MEAs) were selected randomly. Questionnaire was used for data collection. It was administered after pilot testing to head-teachers, school teachers, MEAs and AEOs. For the analysis of collected data, Percentage was used. Findings of the research study are: most of MEAs had no professional qualification, most of MEAs had Matric/FA as an academic qualification and they have not taken any special training for monitoring the school. MEAs checked Farogh-e-Taleem funds records and also check all the record of school council which was related to teaching staff, non-teaching staff and students. Majority of the teachers shows regularity and punctuality after the implementation of monitoring program. Due to its strict policies, majority of the respondents give their response against it.

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