Overall Quality and Standard of DSD’s Mentoral Support Program at Cluster Training & Support Centers: CTSC Heads Opinion and Perception
Author(s) : Tasleem Ullah & Saleem Ullah
It was an M.Phil / Ms Level research work. It was administered to study the Overall Quality and Standard of DSD’s Mentoral Support Programme at Cluster Training and Support Center Level. Stratified systematic sampling technique was employed hereby. Structured Interview was used as instrument in this study. During the analysis of data, the percentage was used as a statistical measure tendency of the respondents and the overall standard of mentoring programme. The Sample consisted of the Heads of 40 Cluster Training & Support Centres of Mandi Baha-ul-Din district. Cluster Training & Support Centres (CTSCs) have been established at grass-root level to impart mentoring support to all Primary School Teachers (PSTs). Objective of research was to judge the Overall Quality and Standard of DSD’s Mentoral Support Programme at Cluster Training and Support Center Level in light of Cluster Training & Support Centres Heads opinion and perception. Major findings of the study indicated that Cluster Training & Support Centres Heads were satisfied about the overall standard of Directorate of Staff Development mentoral programme development. But they were not satisfied about the eligibility criteria of District Teacher Educators qualification, DTEs mentoral methodology, the effectiveness of mentoral programme of PSTs professional development through mentoral support programme and the DTEs professional performance. Conclusions of the study indicated that Cluster Training & Support Centres Heads were not fulfilled regarding the DTEs mentoral methodology.
Keywords: Quality, mentoral support, perceptions