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This study compares the public and private primary schools on the basis of socio demographic information of primary teachers, working condition of primary schools, practice of teaching activities and performance of both type of schools in term of five years primary student’s result in State of Azad Jammu & Kashmir administered by Pakistan. The data was collected from selected samples of population. The primary teachers socio demographic data was collected through school staff statement reports, and a personal data questionnaire, whereas data regarding to student’s result was collected by schools annual result register from each selected school. Furthermore a five point likert scale questionnaire that ranged from 1=strongly disagree to 5= strongly agree for each head master of selected schools was constructed to collect the information concerning to working condition and practice of teaching activities. To analyze the data, a simple descriptive statistics for socio demographic comparison, a series of two logistic regressions were applied to predict the significant difference between two groups of schools on the working conditions & practice of teaching activities and finally we applied Mann Whitney U test to check the significant difference in student’s results. The predominant findings show that public schools teachers were well experienced and more qualified but trend of absenteeism and lateness was found in them. On other hand private schools have fresh young and less experienced teachers including 33 percent of them were untrained whereas, more teaching activities were found in private schools. Moreover there was no significant difference in students five years examination results, only private schools student have better percentage of obtained marks as compared to public schools student’s result.
[Muhammad Shabbir, Dr Song Wei, Dr Yuan Guang Fu, Qijun Xie (2014); A Comparative Study of Public and Private Primary Schools, with Perspective of Practice of Effective Teaching Activities and Outcomes Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (6). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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