International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education <p><strong>International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education (IJETE)</strong> is a double-blind peer-reviewed open-access journal. The journal published four issues in a year (quarterly) under the Social Sciences Research and Development Organization (SSRDO). The journal was established in the year 2023. The International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education (IJETE) invites Educational researchers to submit research papers, articles &amp; case studies for the purpose of publication<strong>.</strong> The journal provides a forum for researchers and practitioners for the publication of innovative scholarly research, which contributes to the adoption of a new approach that ensures an acceptable deployment of new technologies.</p> SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (SSRDO) en-US International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education Use of the Internet as Source of Information for Students: A Case Study of University of Kotli AJ&K <p>The major aim of the present study was to find out the use of the internet as a source of information by the students of the University of Kotli AJ&amp;K. The objectives of the study were to identify the use of the internet as a source of information by students of the University of Kotli AJ&amp;K. The population of the study consisted of all 2994 students studying at the BS level. A simple random sampling technique was used for the selection of the sample. The researcher selected 341 Students as a sample in this study. The current study was descriptive by nature and a survey method was applied for the collection of data. A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was used as a tool in this study. The questionnaire was validated by two experts from the Department of Education, University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The researcher personally visited the University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir and collected the data. A statistical package for social science software (SPSS) was used for the analysis of data. The researcher applied frequency, percentage, and mean for the analysis of data. It was found that students use the internet to access online lectures and prepare presentations. It is recommended that to improve the habit of using the internet for entertainment purposes teachers may give awareness to the students to what extent they can use the internet for entertainment.</p> Mahnoor Hamid Rimsha Tahir Copyright (c) 2023 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education 2023-09-30 2023-09-30 1 2 1 11 10.5281/ijete.v1i2.23 The Value of Developing Competency Models <p>Individual qualities have played an important part in determining performance among workers. The rapid development of technology and the degree of automation that has taken place have changed the criteria for proficiency in the workplace today. The skills needed to boost performance, sustain prevailing levels of living, and accommodate to market adjustments are highlighted in the Council Recommendation on Core Abilities for Lifetime of Learning which was developed by the European Commission in 2018. The objectives of this investigation are to outline the key concepts that constitute real models of competency and to evaluate the benefits of their growth and development. This study is an analysis of construction-related literature. A foundation in literature to support the investigation's empirical research portion in the future. The main findings of the research are four hypotheses on how the actual implementation of competence models impacts learners' performance and attitude. One of these ideas is using the notion of competency in the creation and implementation of training programs. The successful implementation of complete competency-based training courses in a particular industry cannot be assured by the adoption of broad competency models.</p> Rema Javed Amiya Bhaumik Imran Latif Saifi Copyright (c) 2023 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education 2023-09-30 2023-09-30 1 2 12 21 10.5281/ijete.v1i2.12 A Comparative Analysis of Emotional Maturity and Academic Performance among Secondary School Students <table width="630"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="450"> <p>The current study explores the emotional maturity of secondary school pupils and how it relates to their academic ability. It is a comparative and quantitative study. The study provides insights about creating a positive environment for students which promotes their healthy growth and development, making them emotionally stable individuals. For this study, a sample of 200 students of grade 8 from 4 schools from Bahawalpur city was chosen. A standard emotional maturity questionnaire was used to determine their emotional health and the academic results of the grade 8 were used. Data Analysis was done using SPSS. Mean, SD were calculated and Pearson Correlation was used to analyze the relationship of emotional health and academic performance. Most of the students are find out to be extremely emotionally unstable. The study found a significant relationship between secondary school students' academic performance and emotional growth.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> Akse Noor Nidhi Agarwal Imran Latif Saifi Copyright (c) 2023 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education 2023-09-30 2023-09-30 1 2 22 29 10.5281/ijete.v1i2.10 Evaluation of Single National Curriculum Implementation in Public and Private Schools at Primary Level in Rawalpindi <p>An effective educational system promotes social and economic advancement while assisting a nation in reaching its objectives. Phase one of the Single National Curriculum (SNC) has been introduced in Pakistani public and private primary schools. Through the use of a single curriculum, all students in the nation are to receive an education that is standardized. It was also believed that this would lessen inequality and fragmentation. This study looks at the advantages of SNC in both public and private schools as well as the necessary preparation. This study looked at the application of SNC in elementary public and private schools in Rawalpindi, Punjab, as well as the opinions of the teachers regarding its efficacy and implementation. In this investigation, casual comparability was employed. Using convenient sampling, the researcher selected 50 schools in the Tehsil Kahuta, District Rawalpindi to collect quantitative data. Using quantitative data, the researcher compared the design, execution, and descriptive and inferential statistical methods (mean, standard deviation, and t-test of independent samples).</p> Azhar Mehmood Ziarab Mahmood Safdar Hussain Copyright (c) 2023 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Education 2023-09-30 2023-09-30 1 2 30 41 10.5281/ijete.v1i2.29