A Comparative Study on the Role of Private and Public Sector for Promotion of Quality Education at Elementary Level
Education is a must and integral for grooming of individual’s personality. There are diverse types of institutions working e.g. private and public institutions, technical institutions and madrasas. There are three main pillars in these institutes i.e. teachers, students, and curriculum. In this age, private schools are preferred by parents. The main objective of this research paper is to conduct a comparative evaluation of the role of the private and public sectors in promoting excellent education in Punjab, Pakistan, especially Faisalabad Primary Schools. In order to obtain the raw data, the researchers selected 200 teachers from 20 public schools and 20 private schools using an appropriate selection process. Through the test of two groups of students, the researchers assessed the education level, teaching methods and curriculum quality of teachers in public and private schools. Compared with private schools, the researchers found that public schools have complete infrastructure, strong teachers, spacious school buildings, and long-term qualified professors. Therefore, compared with the commercial sector, the public sector has played a role in improving the quality of primary schools. It was found that Public schools lacking with trained teaching staff, well equipped classrooms and good policy and administration. While the other hand private schools deficient of well-educated staff, good infrastructure and self-motivation. It was recommended that the Government needs to realize this situation and to equalize the standards of public and private sector to achieve vigorous qualityeducation at this level.
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