A Study on Gender Disproportionality in Teacher Education Programmes of Pakistan
Author(s) : Samia Rehman & Uzma Dawood
Teacher education is the most favorite choice of Pakistani females. Gender disproportionality in teaching profession is very common issue in Pakistan and as well as in other parts of the world. The study was designed to figure out the reasons and factors affecting males and females to join the discipline of teacher education and teaching profession. The nature of the study is descriptive and quantitative. The population of the study is comprised all students of Islamabad Capital Territory, who have passed their higher secondary school certificate and completed their Bachelor degree in the year 2014 . 25% of the total target population was selected as sample of the study through simple random sampling. The data were analyzed from Frequencies and percentages. The hypotheses were tested statistically by using t-test through Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 16. Results of the study revealed that females’ students are more interested in teacher education programs and teaching profession as compare to male students.
Keywords: Disproportionality, Teacher Education, Gender