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Perception of Parents about the Role of Private Schools in District Jhang, Pakistan

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakista
  • 2Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakista
  • 3Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakista

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 5, Issue (3), Pages 1-5, March,14 (2016)

Abstract

This paper investigates the perception of parents about the role of private schools in district Jhang. Budget used for betterment of education is believed as an investment for the development of human being. Due to badly failure of government in arranging for the Education, the Elite Class Education System or private school system in Pakistan sprang up very quickly. Present research was managed to examine the perception of parents about the part of non-public schools in district Jhang. The universe of the present study was District Jhang. The respondents of the study were parents of students of private institutions. Multistage sampling techniques were used for data collection. The total sample size was comprised of 420 respondents. It is found that privateschools have a positive impact on academic performance of children in Pakistan. It is further investigated that parents have the positive attitude towards the role of private schools due to their better facilities, discipline, learning outcomes and infrastructure. It is suggested that government should also upgrade the public schools for the improvement of quality of education among the masses.

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