Attitude of Elementary School Teachers towards Teaching In Relation To Their Qualification and Locale | Original Article
Teaching is a dynamic activity and it requires a favourable attitude and certain specific competencies. Teacher's proficiency depends on teacher's attitude towards teaching. The positive attitude helps the teacher in developing effective learning environment in the classroom. Teacher's attitude towards teaching is influenced by many factors like gender, school atmosphere and his previous experience as a teacher. The present research paper attempts to study the attitude of elementary school teachers towards teaching in relation to their qualification and locale. On the basis of analysis of data collected and interpretation of the results of the present study obtained through statistical means, the major findings of the study are :- (I) Majority of the elementary school teachers have unfavorable attitude towards teaching. (ii) There exists significant difference in the attitude of graduate and post graduate elementary school teachers towards teaching and (iii) There exists significant difference in the attitude of rural and urban elementary school teachers towards teaching.