SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC VALUES OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS IN RELATION TO ATTITUDE TOWARDS TEACHING PROFESSION

Dr. Balwinder Kaur

Abstract


Values are important for the society.  A society can progress if it is not disintegrated into the individuals rather than united into a body of society.  Society needs a body of ideals and values to unite its members. The value system in the life of individuals helps them to live in the right direction. So it is the most important duty of teachers to inculcate values among students.  All teachers must have the values and ideals in order to be efficient teachers.This study aimed to determine to what extent the social and economic values of prospective teachers predict their attitude towards teaching profession. The main objectives of the study were to find out the correlation between social values of prospective teachers and attitude and between economic values of prospective teachers and attitude towards teaching profession. To achieve these objectives, the sample of 200 prospective teachers was taken from all educational colleges under Punjab University Chandigarh. Descriptive analysis like mean, median, S.D. and coefficient of correlation calculated. No significant correlation was found between social values of prospective teachers and attitude towards teaching profession, but a positive and significant correlation was found between economic values of prospective teachers and attitude of towards teaching profession.

Keywords


social, economic, values, Attitude, teaching profession, prospective teachers.

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