International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part G (2016)
Teaching aptitude of high school teachers in relation to gender and educational level: A study
Dr. Utpal Kalita
Teaching is considered to be the noblest of all the profession. It is termed as the profession of the prophets. A person serving in any profession must have aptitude and competence in his profession. Aptitude of teachers towards teaching may be considered the most important factor, which may predict the success in that profession. Thus, the investigator felt to make an attempt to assess the aptitude of high school teachers’ towards teaching in relation to some demographic variables i.e. gender and educational level. For that Teaching Aptitude Test Battery (TATB) developed by Shamim Karim and Ashok Kumar Dixit is administered to a sample of 120 teachers of 12 provincialised high schools of Kamrup District of Assam. The findings are (i) Except optimistic attitude, mean score of teaching aptitude of high school teachers in all categories is very high; (ii) there exists no significant difference in the mean scores of teaching aptitude of the male and female teachers of high school and (iii) there exists no significant difference in the mean scores of teaching aptitude of the graduate and post graduate teachers of high school.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Utpal Kalita. Teaching aptitude of high school teachers in relation to gender and educational level: A study. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(2):413-416.