International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Gender Inequality in Teacher Training Programs
Zarina Akhtar

Present study was designed to investigate the reasons for gender inequality in teacher training programs. The sample of the study was comprised of 200 graduate students enrolled at general colleges and 10 heads of teacher training institutions working in Pothohar region of Pakistan. Two instruments were designed to collect data. The students were asked to fill three point likert type scale questionnaire. Interview was designed for the heads of teachers training institutions. Similar reasons were reported by students and heads of institutions. All were agreed that teaching is a low paid profession and it is not given respect by society. It was recommended to increase the social and economic status of teachers to ensure male participation in teaching profession for balance society.

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