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Punjab Govt. Policy to Recruit Female Teachers in Boys’ Schools: Prospects, Problems and Challenges
This study has been conducted to find out whether female teachers have to face problems while working in Boys Public Schools in the presence of male colleagues and prospects of male staff about their female counterparts in the province Punjab. A questionnaire was developed by the researcher to find out female teachers’ prospects, problems and challenges while working in Boys Public Schools, interviews were also conducted by the researcher from male and female teachers working in Boys Public Schools. Data were collected from 84Boys Public Schools from two districts Lahore and Okara by using convenient sampling technique. 183 female teachers and 200 male teachers (EST, SESE, ESE and PST) participated in this study. Mean, chi square and Cramer’s V were measured. Findings indicated that there were no significant difference in the views’ of female teachers of urban/rural and (EST, SESE, ESE and PST) teachers. Female teachers were satisfied in Boys Public School except the issue of single staff room and free amalgamation of both genders reported by some of them. Responses from male teachers showed that they were satisfied by this recruitment policy. On the other hand some did not seem to be in the favor of this recruitment policy because they considered it as gender biasness.
Dr. Fayyaz Ahmad Ranjha
Education Officer, School Education Department, Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Shakeela Shah
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum Development & Instructions, Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan
Ph. D Scholar, Department of Education, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan