Evaluation of School Effectiveness of Secondary Education System: Comparative view of Public and Private Institutions of Pakistan

Mukhtar Ahmed, Tariq Mahmood, Muhammad Shams Mhyuddin, Muhammad Amin Ghuman


The intention of this study was to examine the school effectiveness in public and private schools at secondary level. The study was designed to see the effectiveness of public and private schools. The objectives of the study were: To find out the effectiveness of public secondary schools of Lahore city. To find out the effectiveness of private secondary schools of Lahore city. To compare the effectiveness of public and private schools of Lahore city. To suggest measures to improve the effectiveness of public and private secondary schools. To fulfill these objectives a questionnaire on school effectiveness was developed by the researchers. Computer program SPSS (statistical package for social sciences) was used to analyze the data. Majority of the private schools are satisfied with their communication skills, about their management activities, staff development and their performance. Private schools are satisfied about their interpersonal relationships with their teaching staff and their teaching staff also agrees that private schools perform their duties and responsibilities in better way. Overall results show that both Govt. and private schools are performing well but private schools are performing very well as compared to Govt. at the secondary level.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2013.v4n3p121

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