A Study of Attitude of In-service Teachers Towards Gender Issues

  • Chinkey Agarwal
  • Neetu M Shukla
Keywords: Gender role, gender stereotype, gender discrimination, attitude


The investigator conducted a study on the in-service teachers’ attitude towards gender issues, viz. gender stereotypes, gender roles and gender discrimination and to find the difference between attitude of male and female teachers and government and private school teachers.  The investigator employed a descriptive survey research design and collected the data from 312 in-service teachers teaching at secondary level in schools in Delhi.  Equal numbers of female and male and government and private school teachers were selected for data collection.  The data was collected through attitude scale which was substantiated and validated through questionnaires and interviews with the teachers.  The data was, then, systematically tabulated and put to statistical treatment for analysis and interpretation.  The study revealed that attitude of teachers towards gender stereotypes was traditional and towards gender roles and discrimination was progressive.


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