Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Management of Common Behavioral Problems of School Children among Primary School Teachers

Authors

  • Sreejamol.M.G
  • Anju Jose
  • Saranya Unnikrishnan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15013

Keywords:

Knowledge, Behavioral problems, Primary school teachers,

Abstract

Infancy and childhood are of supreme importance in determining the future behavior. Behavioral problems
always require individual attention. Teachers spend most of the school hours with children so that they can
detect the signs and symptoms of these problems at the earliest.
The Title of the Study: Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding management
of common behavioral problems of school children among primary school teachers in selected school in
Ernakulum
Objectives;1.Assess the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding the management of common
behavioral problems of school children.2. Evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching program on
knowledge of primary school teachers regarding the management of behavioral problems of school
children.3.Associate the socio demographic variables with the pretest & post test knowledge scores
Methodology: The research approach used in the present study was quantitative and research design was
one group pre test post test design. The study was conducted among 30 teachers with the eligibility criteria
following purposive sampling technique. The tools used for the study were structured questionnaire.
Results : The mean post- test knowledge score (16.18) is significantly (p = 0.001) higher than the mean pretest score(13.7).This shows that structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge
of teachers regarding behavioral problems. There is no association between pretest & post test knowledge
scores with demographic variables.
Conclusion: The study finding point out the responsibilities of a health professional to enlighten and educate
the teachers regarding management of behavioral problems of school children

Author Biographies

Sreejamol.M.G

Associate Professor

Anju Jose

B.Sc. Nursing Student, Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi-41,
Kerala. India

Saranya Unnikrishnan

B.Sc. Nursing Student, Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi-41,
Kerala. India

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Sreejamol.M.G, Anju Jose, & Saranya Unnikrishnan. (2021). Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Management of Common Behavioral Problems of School Children among Primary School Teachers. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 4076-4080. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15013