Work-Related Attitudes of Teachers and Intention to Leave Teaching Profession

Abid Hussain Ch


This study examined the work-related attitudes of teachers and their intention to leave teaching profession. The objective of the study was to identify the work-related attitudes of teachers at secondary level and their intention to leave the profession at secondary level and to see how these work-related attitudes, effect the teachers and enforce them to think that he/she should leave the profession and to compare the difference in views of teachers with respect to their demographics. Population of the study was secondary schools teachers of Lahore city. Purposive sampling technique was applied to select the respondents who represented the population. Two hundred male and female secondary school teachers were selected to collect the data. Questionnaire was developed to collect the data. The nature of questionnaire was likert scale. Researchers collected data from respondents personally. Descriptive and inferential statistics were applied to analyze the data. Most of the teachers were satisfied, committed and involved in job and showed less intention to leave the profession. Administrative intervention requires financial expenditure to achieve the desired results. Thus, the government needs to improve upon the level of funding to the secondary education sector.

Keywords: Work-related attitudes, Teachers, Intention, Teaching Profession

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/9-23-06

Publication date: December 31st 2019

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