Perception of teacher trainees of U.P., India on effectiveness of sex education on inferiority in the children

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Majority of teacher trainees from Uttar Pradesh (India) were perceived that sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the child.

Perception of teacher trainees of Uttar Pradesh (India) on effectiveness of sex education to avoid development of inferiority in the children

Awadhesh Kishore, M.P. Gupta, Lalit Mohan Sharma and Rakhi Sharma

Sarvoday mahavidyalay, Chaumuhan-281406, Mathura INDIA
RBS College, Agra-282002 INDIA
Institute for Development of Technology for Rural Advancement, Mathura-281004 INDIA

Abstract:

Majority of teacher trainees from U.P. (India) were perceived that sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the child.

Key words:

Child, India, Inferiority, Perception, sex education, teacher trainees, Uttar Pradesh.

Objective:

In present study an attempt has been made with the object to study the perception of teacher trainees of Uttar Pradesh (India) from various classes on the item “Whether sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the children.”

Methodology:

The teacher trainees in Uttar Predesh (India) were asked whether sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the children.” The sample size was 200 including 124 males and 76 females and 100 each of two systems of education viz. traditional and distance. The survey was conducted with the respondents of 23 districts out of 75. The age group of the respondents was 22 to 35 years. Chi square analysis was implemented to draw valid conclusions from the observations.

Findings:

Significant (p<0.01) majority of teacher trainees (69%) was perceived that sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the child with χ2= value equal to 19.92.

Female teacher trainees were also presented their significantly positive (p<0.01) view in this direction with a majority of 79% and χ2 value equal to 17.80, however, the majority of male teacher trainees was just 59% and remained non-significant (p>0.01) with χ2 value equal to 17.80.

Teacher trainees under traditional system of education were recorded to be non-significant (p>0.01) to present their positive view to provide sex education for avoiding development of inferiority of 63% χ2 value equal to 5.00, however, the majority of teacher trainees under distance system of education was remained significantly positive 75% with χ2 value equal to 14.92.

As far as the interaction between the two genders the teacher trainees i.e. male and female and two systems of education i.e. traditional and distance are concerned, highest support to the theory that sex education is required to avoid development of inferiority in the children was received from female teacher trainees under traditional system of education with a majority of 86% and χ2 value equal to 17.80, followed by those of females under distance education system with a majority of 72% and χ2 value equal to 4.84 and males under traditional system with a majority of 64% and χ2 value equal to 1.96, Lowest support to the theory was given by the male teacher trainees under distance system of education with a majority of just 54% with χ2 value equal to 0.16.

Acknowledgement:

Partial financial assistance received from Institute for Development of Technology for Rural Advancement (IDTRA), Mathura (India) for this study is duly acknowledged.

Dedication:

The article is dedicated to all the people living in the rural area of the country and workers engaged in their advancement.

Tags

Child, India, Inferiority, Perception, Sex Education, Teacher Trainees, Uttar Pradesh

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