Amelioration Of Educational Conditions Through School Management Committees

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Muhammad Imran Yousuf
Muhammad Tayab Alam
Muhammad Latif Sajjad
Muhammad Imran


School Management Committee, Head teacher, Functions, School and Community, School Improvement


Community participation in planning and managing for increased educational opportunity is necessary. To ensure the involvement of local community, the government of Pakistan experimentally launched a scheme in 1994 by establishing School Management Committees (S.M.Cs).  The major purpose of the present study was to observe the functions and performance of  S.M.Cs in Promoting Education in Pakistan.              The government schools of Punjab Province were considered to be the target population. The study sample consisted of SMCs. of eight government higher secondary schools, 34 government high schools and 34 government elementary schools the Punjab. A survey-type study questionnaire was used to gather the data which were collected and interpreted by using simple statistical techniques of percentage, mean, standard deviation, and t-test.  Tentative conclusions are drawn with regard to observations of head teachers and memebrs of SMCs.


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