A comparative study of attitude of teacher educators and stake holders towards NCTE regulations 2014
Seema Khanna, Dr. Subesh Pandey
Attitude of teacher educators and the stake holders largely depends upon their personal characteristics. The teaching profession requires certain dominant behaviors which show teacher’s intellect, desire to excel, extended professionalism and teaching as a life concern. Attitude of teacher educators and the stake holders is their opinion or feeling about NCTE Regulations 2014, especially as shown by their behavior. This attitude is the sum total of teacher educators and stake holders’ inclination and feelings, prejudice or biases, preconceived notion, ideas, fears, threats and conviction about NCTE Regulations 2014. Attitude can be broadly defined as a relatively permanent system of the organization of the behaviour shown by an individual towards an object, person, event, action or stimulus and this stable mental organization ordinarily has cognitive, affective and action or behaviour components which interact with each other and influence an individual’s behaviour in different ways. A pilot study was carried out selecting a sample of 200 (100 male and 100 female) teacher educators and 20 stake holders of teacher education colleges located in Faridabad district of Haryana. The researcher developed and standardized the attitude scale for both teacher educators and the stake holders separately for the collection of data. The finding revealed that Majority of the Teacher educators and stake holders indicated moderate level of attitude towards NCTE Regulations 2014. The Teacher Educators and the stake holders differ significantly in their attitude towards NCTE Regulations 2014.