Teacher education in Pakistan: Structure, problems, and opportunities

Naima Qureshi (Lead / Corresponding author), Qudsia Kalsoom

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    This chapter discusses teacher education in Pakistan with a specific focus on professional development of the teacher educators. The chapter will be organized in four sections. Section 50.1 will provide an overview of the structure of pre-service and in-service teacher education programmes in the country and accreditation standards for teacher education; Sect. 50.2 will discuss induction and professional development practices in teacher education; Sect. 50.3 will discuss problems in teacher education with reference to professional development of teacher educators and research output. The Sect. 50.4 will discuss the way forward.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Teacher Education
    EditorsMyint Swe Khine, Yang Liu
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Electronic)9789811697852
    ISBN (Print)9789811697845, 9789811697876
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2022


    • Teacher education in Asia
    • teacher education research
    • International teacher education trends
    • Education policy
    • Curriculum
    • Professional education


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