Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Selected Common Behavioural Problems of Children
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Children are the most important asset and wealth of a nation. Healthy children make a healthy nation. The children under 15 years of age constitute about 40% of the population. The child is not a miniature, but an individual in his own right. The quality of childhood one has lived will determine the ultimate nature of the adulthood. Now a day, because of the rapid industrialization and urbanization, majority of young couples are employed, so unavoidably they get less time to look after their children. Under these circumstances, emotional, behavior and psychiatric problems are on the rise.
Aims and objectives
The study aimed at assessing the knowledge of Primary school teachers regarding Selected Common Behavioural Problems of Children, evaluate the effectiveness of Structure Teaching Programme on Selected Common Behavioural Problems of Children and find out association between pre test knowledge score and selected demographic variables.
Material and Methods
A one group pre-test post-test pre-experimental design and evaluative approach was adopted. The study was conducted among 60 primary school teachers conveniently selected from five primary schools of Vadodara.
The results of the study shows that in pre test, primary school teachers were having on average 49.40% knowledge regarding selected common behavioral problems of children and mean score was 14.82±3.372 and in post test, average 75.83% knowledge regarding regarding selected common behavioral problems of children and mean score was 22.75±2.802. T calculated value is 33.233 which is more than the tabulated value of 2.00 at 0.05 level of significance.
This study concluded that structure teaching program is effective tools to improve the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding Selected Common Behavioural Problems of Children.
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