A Study on the Effects of Covid-19 on Student’s Academic Achievement in Education in Pakistan

  • Shabnam Bibi Assistant Professor Department of Education, University of Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Hameed Nawaz Associate Professor Department of Education, University of Lahore, Pakistan
Keywords: Institutes, COVID-19, Effects, Challenges, Knowledge

Abstract

As it is very bad situation of COVID-19 all over the world they closed their educational institute, same as in Pakistan it isadvised to close their educational institute and isolate the students at their home. In Pakistan the educational institutes were closed in March 2021 this lockdown not only adversely affected the economy but also the educational activities were shut down which created a huge gap in students’ learning and knowledge all over the globe. This quantitative study was designed to walk around the impact of COVID-19 on the education of higher level students in the context of Pakistan. The five point Likert Scale questionnaire was provided to the learners enrolled in intermediate, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level. 50 respondents respond to the questionnaire. The data were analyzed through SPSS 23. The results of the findings revealed that learners are facing a lot of difficulty to grasp certain concepts during e-classes. The students lacked internet access along with not been given any prior guidance related to the usage of online source. The challenges concerning online classes at the same time are being faced by the teachers as well along with the students. It was also analyzed that although teachers are providing all the necessary resources and feedback to the students but still students have been going through difficulties in grasping the concept, gaining knowledge and communicating with their teachers online. Due to immense number of online classes teachers have a huge workload on their part.

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Published
2020-06-30
How to Cite
Bibi, S., & Nawaz, M. H. (2020). A Study on the Effects of Covid-19 on Student’s Academic Achievement in Education in Pakistan. Responsible Education, Learning and Teaching in Emerging Economies, 2(1), 29-35. https://doi.org/10.26710/relate.v2i1.1694