International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Teachers’ Perceptions of Classroom Management, Problems and its Solutions: Case of Government Secondary Schools in Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Iqbal Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Rauf, Alam Zeb, Dr.Shafiqur Rehman, Wajid Khan, Aqila Rashid, Farman Ali

Classroom is a community of learners where formal interaction takes place between the teacher and the taught. Better management of classroom ensures quality of teaching and learning. Problem of classroom management is a common phenomenon in Pakistani schools. The purpose of this study was to investigate secondary school teachers’ perception of classroom management its problem and solutions in government secondary schools in District Chitral. The study investigated into the problem through a descriptive research using a survey method. For this purpose, out of 40 boy’s secondary schools, data were collected from 100 randomly sampled teachers in six Tehsils of the district through a close-ended questionnaire. For validity test the questionnaire was piloted in five schools before formally administering to the sample respondents. Data were collected, organized and interpreted by subjecting it to simple percentage statistics. Findings of the study showed that one of the biggest problems regarding classroom management is deviant behavior of students. Teachers do not plan for their classroom which decreases their abilities of classroom management. Teachers do not involve students in activities which provide the students room for creating disruptions during teaching and learning. Students do not obey school rules and regulations. On the basis of this study it is recommended that teachers should plan for their lessons before going to classrooms. They should design such classroom activities where students are involved and their deviant behavior is reduced. Teachers should also display classroom rules inside classrooms so that the students may see them and follow them.

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