Journal of Academic Research in Education and Review
International Journal of Academic Research in Education and Review
Vol. 2(3), pp. 56-63, April , 2014.
Full Length Research
An Investigation into the Attitude of Secondary School Teachers towards Teaching Profession in Purulia District of West Bengal, India.
*1Srijita Banerjee and Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera
1Student, M.A. in Education, Dept. of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India, Pin-723101, *1Correspondence author’s email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, Mobile No. 919851343925.
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India, Pin-723101, Email: email@example.com
Accepted 3 April 2014
compared to a God and treated as a combination of the Trimurty
(Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar) as well as the supreme one. The
teacher occupies a pivotal position in the system of education. The
teacher is the backbone of the educational system, maker of the
mankind and architect of the nation. Teaching is a scared
profession. The society places high hopes on a teacher. Keeping the
importance of Teaching Profession an attempt has made through this
study by the investigators to know the attitude of secondary school
teachers towards Teaching Profession in Purulia District of West
Bengal. The present study was based on survey method, particularly,
the normative survey research method. One hundred eighty teachers
(both male and female) teaching in Social and General Science
streams were taken as representative sample of the whole population.
An attitude scale was used for collecting the data. The means of
both groups were tested for significance of difference by using ‘CR’
test. It was found that, the attitude of secondary school teachers
of Purulia district of West Bengal is neither more favourable nor
unfavourable towards Teaching Profession i.e., satisfactory or
average in attitude towards Teaching Profession.