International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part L (2016)
Professional development of teachers teaching in CBSE and UP board secondary schools
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh, Bechan Singh
Today it has been seen that professional development of teachers is very essential for the schools. Professional development refers to ongoing learning opportunities available to teachers. Parsing the strength and weakness of the vast array of programs that support to invest in teachers knowledge and skills continues to be a challenge. Effective professional development is often seen as vital to school success and teacher satisfaction but it has also been criticized for its cost and for the lack of data on resulting teacher and school improvement that characterizes many efforts. Keeping in view the importance of professional development of teachers, we have framed our title as “Professional development of teachers teaching in CBSE and UP board secondary schools. Descriptive survey method was implied to collect the data of the study. 100 secondary teachers from CBSE board school and 100 teachers from UP board have been selected by stratified random sampling technique. These teachers are selected on the basis of gender and type of school from the secondary school of Allahabad city. Professional development scale for teachers consists of 32 questions based on aspects of professional development of teachers. There are seven area of professional development is as follows: 1-student 2- content 3- assessment 4- Instruction 5-learning environment 6- collaboration and communication 7- professional responsibility and growth. In this professional development questionnaire, each statement consists of 3 option-Never, Sometimes and always. Descriptive statistics -mean and percentages have been used for analyzing and interpreting the data and its finding are conducted as: -Difference was observed for all the seven aspects of level of professional development of teachers with respect to school board and gender.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh, Bechan Singh. Professional development of teachers teaching in CBSE and UP board secondary schools. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(3): 687-694.