Attitude of Government and Private School Teachers Towards their Profession


Authors : Asfiya Zareen Rahman

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 3 - March

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7827513

Abstract : Attitude plays a very important role in the life of a teacher and teaching because children remain under their care in the most impressionable years of their lives and the attitude of teachers is bound to influence them. This influence is likely to remain throughout their lives Teaching is the best profession and attitude towards teaching is a psychological determinant where effective experience brings changes towards teaching. As we know that a teacher’s attitude towards teaching profession may be positive or negative and definitely positive teaching attitude impacts positive effect towards students, institution, society and nation on the other hand negative teaching attitude harms and makes teachers‟ all efforts useless. The purpose of the study was to find the attitude of government and private school teachers towards their profession. In, total 50 teachers participated in the study. There were 25 teachers belonging belonging to government school (12 male, 13 female) and 25 from private school (13 male, 12 female) . Teachers Attitude inventory scale by S.P Ahluwalia was used to determine the attitude of teachers. The data was interpreted using statistical procedures, Mean and standard Deviations were calculated for the entire sample with respect to all variables. In order to test the hypotheses, Independent sample t test with respect to gender and type of school and z test for two sample means was applied for 50 teachers of government and private schools. The results of the data revealed that there is significant difference in the professional attitude of teachers of government and private school teachers. However there is no difference in the professional attitude of male teachers of both government and private schools, while there was a significant difference in the attitude of female teachers of government and private schools.

Attitude plays a very important role in the life of a teacher and teaching because children remain under their care in the most impressionable years of their lives and the attitude of teachers is bound to influence them. This influence is likely to remain throughout their lives Teaching is the best profession and attitude towards teaching is a psychological determinant where effective experience brings changes towards teaching. As we know that a teacher’s attitude towards teaching profession may be positive or negative and definitely positive teaching attitude impacts positive effect towards students, institution, society and nation on the other hand negative teaching attitude harms and makes teachers‟ all efforts useless. The purpose of the study was to find the attitude of government and private school teachers towards their profession. In, total 50 teachers participated in the study. There were 25 teachers belonging belonging to government school (12 male, 13 female) and 25 from private school (13 male, 12 female) . Teachers Attitude inventory scale by S.P Ahluwalia was used to determine the attitude of teachers. The data was interpreted using statistical procedures, Mean and standard Deviations were calculated for the entire sample with respect to all variables. In order to test the hypotheses, Independent sample t test with respect to gender and type of school and z test for two sample means was applied for 50 teachers of government and private schools. The results of the data revealed that there is significant difference in the professional attitude of teachers of government and private school teachers. However there is no difference in the professional attitude of male teachers of both government and private schools, while there was a significant difference in the attitude of female teachers of government and private schools.

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