• Dr. Yatendra Pal Principal, 38, Keshav Bunglows, Opp. Luby, S.P. Ring Road, Ahmedabad.
  • Dr. Abha D. Jain Lecturer, Som Lalit College of Education, Ahmedabad


Professional growth, Science teacher, Gender, type of school, Area


Teacher occupies a central place and plays a key role in any scheme of work connected with education. If destiny of a country is being shaped in its classroom, the destiny maker is the teacher. The responsibilities are much enhanced in the subject like science where the teacher has impart not only the knowledge of the fact and principles connected with these subjects but also develop understanding insight, abilities and skills for the application of the scientific knowledge as well as help the pupil acquiring desirable scientific attitude, interest and appreciation.


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How to Cite

Dr. Yatendra Pal, & Dr. Abha D. Jain. (2017). PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OF SCIENCE TEACHERS IN RELATION TO CERTAIN VARIABLES-A STUDY. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(5). Retrieved from