Perceptions of Head Teachers about Whole School Development Plan in the Province of Punjab


  • Adila Khanam Quaid e Azam Academy for Educational Development Punjab Lahore
  • Syed Nasir Hussain Allama Iqbal Open University
  • Sonia Iram Graduate form University of Education Lahore



quality education, whole school development plan, leadership, community engagement


The present study aimed to check the perception of head teachers about the whole school development plan in the province of Punjab. The research design was qualitative in nature and the main objectives of the study were; to know the perceptions of head teachers of the whole school development plan, to find out the role of head teachers in implementing of whole school development plan, to identify the factors affecting the implementation of whole school development plan and to find out the impact of school development plan on quality education. The population of the study was all the head teachers of high and higher secondary schools in Punjab. The sample was randomly selected and consisted of ten (10) head teachers. An interview schedule was developed by the researchers following the three sections i.e. planning process, implementation and evaluation. Data were collected by the researchers through face-to-face interviews with the head teachers. Data were analyzed by interpreting the results in schematic form. The main finding of the study was that the Whole School Development Plan (WSDP) was designed for 2-3 years on the basis of the need assessment of the school and by setting priorities in order to achieve the set targets. The WSDP was implemented under the leadership of the head teacher with community engagement and proved to be a very effective activity in order to meet the quality of education.


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How to Cite

Khanam, A., Hussain, S. N., & Iram, S. (2023). Perceptions of Head Teachers about Whole School Development Plan in the Province of Punjab. Review of Education, Administration & Law, 6(2), 181-189.