Challenges of English Curriculum Implementation at Higher Secondary Level in Pakistan

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The study was aimed to examine the challenges of English curriculum implementation at higher secondary level in Punjab. The study is quantitative in nature. The sample of the study was comprised of 429 English teachers teaching at the higher secondary level. A stratified sampling technique was used to select the sample. The data were collected through the survey research method and were analyzed by applying descriptive analysis techniques. The results of the study showed that English teachers face challenges in English curriculum implementation, such as lack of communication skill, inappropriate teacher trainings, teaching method and methodology, lack of teaching resources and aids, inappropriate assessment procedures, misalignment of the content of English textbook, insufficient institutional resources and inappropriate government policies regarding English curriculum implementation. The results of the study suggested giving motivation to English teachers by providing attractive incentives, appropriate training programs and proper supervision of curriculum implementation of English subject.


1-Muhammad Saleem
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Govt. Islamia College Civil Lines, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

2-Hafiza Sadiya Iqbal
Lecturer, Department of Education, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

3-Rafaqat Ali Akbar
Director, Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.


Curriculum, Implementation, Challenges

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VI - I

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Published: 03 2021

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