ALIGNING CURRICULUM WITH THE PHILOSOPHY OF PROGRESSIVISM: A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS

Authors

  • Madiha Kahdim Lecturer, Department of Education, Government College Women University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Shahid Rafiq Manager Outcome Based Education, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Ayesha Afzal Assistant Professor, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53664/JSSD/02-02-2023-03-152-162

Abstract

The pedagogical principles of progressivism, characterized by a dedicated emphasis on the cultivation of critical thinking societal improvement, and interactive pedagogy, hold substantial potential for the augmentation of Pakistan's educational framework. Thus, this expository article undertakes thorough and all-encompassing inquiry into the prospective alignment of the Pakistani curriculum with the foundational principles of progressivism. 10-year research studies were selected for analysis so as to capture relevant research within a recent time frame. The thematic technique was used for data analysis. Findings show that using hands-on learning methods that are interactive and engaging. It involves connecting vital societal problems to what students learn, making education more relevant. The progressivism approach focuses upon students and their interests, and it values different viewpoints to create welcoming and open-minded environment. Besides, it creates ways for the students to pursue career goals. By combining these vital ideas into way, we teach, Pakistan has a great opportunity to create a learning environment that effectively readies students to be responsible and involved citizens. 

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Published

13-08-2023

How to Cite

Madiha Kahdim, Shahid Rafiq, & Ayesha Afzal. (2023). ALIGNING CURRICULUM WITH THE PHILOSOPHY OF PROGRESSIVISM: A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES DEVELOPMENT, 2(2), 152–162. https://doi.org/10.53664/JSSD/02-02-2023-03-152-162

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