A Study of the Key Roles of Teachers' Associations in Education System in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Niaz Muhammad Aajiz


The purpose of this study was to investigate the key roles of Teachers'
Associations in education system. The main objectives of the study were to find out the basic functions of teachers' associations, to highlight the importance of teachers' associations, to evaluate the responsibilities of teachers' associations and to investigate the effectiveness of teachers' associations. All High Schools of District Swat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan were the population of the study. Ten High Schools in urban area and 100 teachers were selected randomly as sample of the study. The data was collected through questionnaires. It was tabulated and result was shown in percentage, mean score and standard deviation. Findings of the study indicated that Teachers' Associations play very important roles in education system. They work for the protection of teachers' rights, keep them united, solve their problems, help in raising funds for the betterment of education and bring reforms in education system.


Teachers' Associations; teachers Unity; association of teaching staff; education system

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