Investigating Elementary School Teachers’ Perceptions about their STEM Teaching Practices in Karachi, Pakistan

  • Muhammad Akram Mankash
  • Anjum Bano Kazimi
Keywords: Elementary School Teachers’ Perception, STEM, Teaching Practices

Abstract

The STEM/STEAM schooling framework is extending fast throughout the globe, however it is confronting various difficulties and Pakistan is no exemption. There is an absence of educator proficient turn of events, educational program plans, casual learning encounters, mechanical assets, and an appropriate learning climate, besides expanding revenue in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The aim of this research is to decide more about teachers’ views about STEM Education System and its impact on students' learning and society in Karachi, Pakistan. The data was collected utilizing pilot study structured questionnaire. The data was gathered from n=468 teachers from public and private schools utilizing the survey technique. The data was analysed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Smart PLS. Survey results indicated that elementary school teachers engaged in STEM education environment revealed that skills and abilities, application of learning, curriculum and equivalent knowledge of teachers comprise the STEM education significantly. For the positive growth of the education system and to overcome the challenges and to fulfil the requirements of modern times the teachers are recommended to consider the importance of stem education.

Published
2021-09-30