Economic growth is a phenomenon that is interlinked to a number of factors and a good financial system has a direct correlation with it. The present study deliberately focuses on growth of economic system by implementation of Islamic principles in special perspective of Pakistan. First, the principles of maqāsid al sharī’ah are discussed in this article and then their implementation for socio-economic growth is measured taking into account the review of efforts of Pakistan in distribution of wealth, elimination of ribā and Islamization of banking and finance system. This study finds that the reforms implemented in economic sector under Islamic principles through enforcing maqāsid al sharī’ah has shown considerable growth and development. This is a theoretical research with the help of few quantitative methods.
This research aimed at investigating the problems in implementation of curriculum; teaching pedagogies, suggested in new B.Ed. (Hons.)/ADE Programs in teacher education institutions of Baluchistan. The research was conducted in 7 teacher education institution spread across Balochistan. The data was collected through survey questionnaire from seven Heads of the institution and nine Teacher Educators, involved in teaching different courses of B.Ed. (Hones.)/ADE at different semesters. Focus group discussion with head and nine teacher educators/institution was also conducted. The quantitative and qualitative data from two instruments helped in-depth understanding of the problems in the area of interactive/innovative teaching pedagogies and curriculum implementation. The results showed that teacher educators recognize the need of implementing new competency-based curriculum for the improvement of education system in Pakistan. They are engaged in moving towards greater use of student-centred and interactive curriculum but despite willingness, teacher educators found it quite challenging to use ICTs and educational equipment effectively. It is also a challenge to determine suitability of a teaching method for a particular content and smooth integration of more than teaching methods during one lesson.