Overcrowded Classroom Management Strategies used by Teachers and their Challenges at Primary School Level in Pakistan

Authors

  • Shumaila Mahmood Assistant Professor, Division of Education, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Qudsia Fatima Assistant Professor, Division of Education, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Huma Lodhi Assistant Professor, Division of Education, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)79

Keywords:

Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Overcrowded Classrooms

Abstract

The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the strategies that primary school teachers implement in overcrowded classroom to sustain student’s behavior. Eighteen primary school teachers of Lahore participated as study’s sample. The research design was interpretivism where participants views were collected through interviews. The participants were selected through purposive sampling technique and data was collected through semi-structured interviews.The interview design and questions were self-made using literature reviews and expert reviews as framework for interview question themes. The findings of the study suggested various aspects of management, infrastructure, pedagogical chanllanges and policy are prevalent within the problem of overcrowdedness in Pakistani context. The study implies that at policy level school education department needs to survey individual conditions related to infrastructure, staff shortage, school building, location and size. Alongwith this school governance models need to improve for improving classroom conditions for teachers and students alike.

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Published

2022-06-30

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How to Cite

Mahmood, S., Fatima, Q., & Lodhi, H. (2022). Overcrowded Classroom Management Strategies used by Teachers and their Challenges at Primary School Level in Pakistan. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 6(2), 935–949. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)79