Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Studentsí Achievement Under Literacy And Numeracy Drive Program: A Case Study Of Faisalabad District


Muhammad Qaisar Bilal , Arshad Mehmood Qamar , Hamid Ali Nadeem , Dr. Wajiha Kanwal , Dr. Naila Naseer

Abstract

The aim of the study was to analyse the studentsí performance under Literacy and Numeracy Drive (LND) program implemented in the Punjab province in Pakistan. The significance of the study lies in the fact that LND program was introduced to upgrade the quality of school education at primary stage. A quantitative, descriptive survey design was used to conduct this research. Population was all Public primary school teachers who teach LND subjects (Urdu, English and Mathematics) to class three in district Faisalabad. A random sampling procedure was used for selecting the participants in this study. A sample of 180 school teachers who teach any LND subject to class three was selected from six Tehsils of district Faisalabad. A questionnaire was developed on five-point Likert scale and validated by experts. Tool was modified on the basis of suggestions given by experts. Data was collected accordingly from the respondents. Descriptive statistics was used to analyse the data. It was found that the LND program has made a considerable improvement in literacy and numeracy achievements at school level and an acceptable positive betterment in studentsí skills. There have been notable improvements in the studentsí performance since the LND program is implemented.


Pages: 3440-3451

Keywords: Literacy; Numeracy; Attitude; Academic Achievement; Functional Skills

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