PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHERS TOWARDS THE QUALITY OF IN-SERVICE TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME IN PUNJAB

Sandeep Kumar

Abstract


The in-service teacher training programme covered various pedagogical issues, including content and methodology, aimed to improve teaching-learning transactions in classrooms and learning processes in schools but the satisfaction of teachers from these training programmes is of utmost importance. Present paper studies the perceptions of teachers towards the quality of in-service teacher training programme in Punjab. A sample of 237 primary school teachers from 80 schools of 10 districts (5 high literacy rate and 5 low literacy rate) based on the census of 2011 (Punjab) was taken randomly for the study. Data was collected using the self-constructed In-service teacher training programme’s quality assessment scale. The results of the present study revealed overall positive perceptions of teachers towards the quality of in-service teacher training programmes and do not find any difference in the perception of teachers towards in-service teacher training programmes on the bases of gender as well as with respect to literacy status.

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In-service training programme, gender, literacy status, Sarva- Shiksha- Abhiyan.

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