A Study of Attitude of Teachers towards Teaching Profession | Original Article
The present investigation aims at studying the attitude towards teaching profession of Upper primary school teachers. The study was conducted in Bhopal District and covered 100 teachers. When attitude towards teaching profession of these teachers was considered as the dependent variable; the variables like gender, localities and teaching experience were considered as independent variable. The tool used was Teacher Attitude Inventory (TAI) developed by S.P. Ahluwalia (2006). The collected data were analysed with statistical techniques such as mean, standard deviation, and `1-test. The results revealed that these teachers had favorable attitude towards the leaching profession. Further, it was found that the variables such as locality and teaching experience had no influence on their attitudes towards the teaching profession while female teachers showed better results of their attitudes towards their teaching profession than the male teachers.