International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Meeting the Standards of Higher Education through Teachers’ Awareness and Academic Optimism
Aroona Hashmi, Huma Lodhi, Mubushira Khalid

Teacher?s academic optimism is a key to success in meeting the standards of higher Education in any subject. Academic optimism is teacher?s positive believes about his or her ability of teaching that he or she would be able to meet the academic needs of the students in terms of change in their academic performance and achievements, by keeping trust on parents and students to cooperate in teaching. This also requires teacher?s self-confidence of reacting to failures and overcoming the hurdles with insistence. Optimism can be acquired to some extent by giving the knowledge about nature of job concerning teaching. The supposition will be explored by the opinions of the teachers, experts, and educationists through the data of an interview and opinion ire. The teachers were asked about their increase in confidence if they would have professional knowledge about „what the Standard are, what the Strands mean, and how they are helpful in teaching? while deciding what, when, and how to teach. „What assessment mean, which technique is appropriate to assess an achievement objective. The educationists and Experts also gave their expert opinion about „how the awareness of teachers with typical but important educational aspects make teachers confident, optimist and able of meeting standards of education. The study supported the assumption that knowledge and concerning experience about the particular educational notions like “Standards, Strands, Specific Learning Objectives and Assessment Techniques” would make university teachers able to be academically optimist and ultimately keep their teaching aligned with educational standards.

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