Problems faced by students in current educational setup & their possible solutions 17
About the Author: Zara Saleem is one of the most talented students of Hajvery University, Lahore, Pakistan. She is the student of Final Semester, Pharm. D.
| As we know that education is the backbone in the development of any nation, it is a fact that the countries with an effective system of education lead the world, both socially and economically. The key to development is good education system. Pakistan is one of those very few countries where the system of education has constantly deteriorated. The situation at present is so bad that our system of education is almost near collapse. [hana-code-insert name='StumbleUpon' /][hana-code-insert name='Reddit' /]Student life is not as easier as it seems. Even it is not easy to wake up for schools early in the morning everyday that is a very big responsibility to reach in time. Here are some common problems of student mentioned below. Banking system of education
Education that becomes an act of depositing in which the students are the depositories & the teacher is the depositor. Instead of communicating, the teacher issues the communiquers & makes deposits which the students patiently receive, memorize & repeat. This is the banking concept of education in which the scope of action allowed to student extends only as far as receiving, filling & storing the deposits. Knowledge emerges only through invention & re-invention through restless, impatient containing hopeful inquiry Human being pursue in the world, with the world & with each other. In the banking concept of education, knowledge is the gift bestowed by those who consider themselves knowledgeable upon those whom they consider to know nothing, projecting an absolute ignorance on to others a characteristic of the ideology of oppression, negates, education as a process of inquiry. The teacher presents himself to his students as their necessary opposite, by considering their ignorance absolute, he justified his own existence. The students, alienated like the slave in the Hegelian dialectic, except their ignorance as justifying the teacher’s existence but unlike the slave, they never discover that they educate the teacher.
The education should be through problem Posing, a method in which a teacher Pose a problem in front of students & teacher & students do brain storming & they do dialogue which leads them towards the conclusion. Lack of guidance
In our country, students face a lot of problems during their educational career. They are the most unguided students in the world. Neither the parent due to their ignorance due to which they can’t chose proper subject and proper filed nor the teachers due to lack of professionalism are able to guide them. Lack of guidance is very serious problem which students face. The purpose of early education is to induce in to the students an interest of education but children are taught by untrained teachers in their early stage, so they lose interest in education. The high expectation of families and absence of guidance affects the ability of the students.
Students should get basic knowledge about any profession before deciding to take it as their future profession. For this purpose they should consult the persons which are already attached with that profession are great source of information. So you can consult a person which is related to the profession which you want to join in future. Examination system
Students are evaluated in our institutions not on the basis of their abilities but on the basis of their class. This disheartens students who have weak financial/social backgrounds. Also our examination system evaluates students not on the basis of their cognitive abilities but is more of a rote memory test. All this is simply due to the fact that modern evaluation techniques are not applied.
The Examination system should...
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