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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44501

STUDY OF EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS AND ITS DIMENSIONS IN RELATION TO AGE OF TEACHERS

Dr Poonam Mahajan

Abstract

The study was designed to examine the various dimensions of Employability Skills of school teachers with age group less than 35 years (388), teachers with age group between 36-50 years (516) and teachers with age group 51 & above years (56). The descriptive survey method was used in the present study. The sample consisted of 960 secondary school teachers teaching in various schools of Punjab. Teacher Employability Assessment Scale (TEAS - Mukhopadhyay, Pal, Parhar&Aggarwal; 2015) was used. For the analysis of data Mean, S.D. and ANOVA were calculated. The finding of the study revealed that teachers within age group between 36-50 years and the teachers with age group less than 35 years exhibited higher Employability Skills than teachers with age 51 years & above on total scores of Employability Skills.In the present study teachers with different age group age groups (less than 35 years, age group 36-50 years and age group 51 &above years) were found to be similar on two dimensions of Employability Skills namely ‘Learning’ and ‘ICT’, while different on nine dimensions viz. ‘Communication’, ‘Problem solving’, ‘Critical and Creative Thinking’, ‘Team Work’, ‘Self-Management’, ‘Interpersonal’, ‘Planning and Organising’, ‘Emotional Resonance’, and ‘Initiative and Enterprise’ of Employability Skills

Keywords

Employability Skill, Communication and ICT

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