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Insightful Perspectives about Effective Implementation of ESL Single National Curriculum (SNC) in Pakistani Schools
AbstractThe research paper has critically evaluated the draft document of ESL Single National Curriculum (SNC) to interpret the purpose of SNC for its successful implementation across the country. The study is qualitative in nature as content analysis method is used to explore the innovative aspects of SNC. It is evidently discussed that curriculum’s fundamental justification is to infuse ethical, social and universal values in Pakistani learners with themes and subthemes such as, peace and social cohesion, ideology, religious tolerance, respect, equity and conflict resolution. It is surmised that ESL Single National Curriculum has planned to make use of technology to develop ESL literacy and competency in students. It is implied that the performance of ESL teachers will be evaluated using different evaluation models, such as, Guskey Model of Teacher Evaluation. The study recommends that outcomes of needs and situational analysis would be beneficial for successful implementation of SNC in Pakistani schools. The everyday activities and materials can be synthesized with SNC to improve creativity, reflection and autonomy in ESL learners and teachers.
- Dr. Humaira Irfan
- Associate Professor, Associate Professor, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan