The study was performed to see the effect of Teachers' Professional Development on the Teacher's Instructional Practices in Special Education. The aims of this research include exploring the use of special education teacher instructional practices in schools and studying the influence of professional development on instructional practices of teachers. The study was quantitative in nature and used a self-developed survey for the collection of data from respondents. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze data. The result indicates that instructional practices differ on the basis of gender; however, qualification has no influence on instructional practices. Moreover, the distance (division)of respondents, duration of training did not affect the professional development of respondents. Moreover, professional development had a direct relationship with the instructional practices in special education.
1-Fariha Gul Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Amna Jahangir MPhil Scholar, Department of Special Needs Education, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Saleem MPhil Scholar, Department of Special Needs Education, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Teachers' Professional Development, Instructional Practices