Job Satisfaction among Educators According to their Socio-Economic Status in the Government Aided and Private B.Ed. Colleges in West Bengal

  • Kaushik Das Assistant Professor, Department of B. Ed., Gobardanga Hindu College, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
Keywords: B.Ed. Colleges, Gender Biasness, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Two-year B.Ed. Programme


The purpose of the study is to examine the job satisfaction of Educators as well as to compare the various level of job satisfaction of Educators who are working in different Govt.-aided and Self-Financed B.Ed. Colleges in West Bengal. The teacher is the backbone of any nation. The progress and development of a nation largely depend on its teachers’ community because of their noble and massive contributions in nation-building. They have remarkable contributions in making and shaping every person of society. The investigators choose various factors to measure the Level of Job Satisfaction of Teacher Training Colleges on the basis of multi-dimensions that are Working Conditions, Salary Status, Understanding between Colleagues, Recognition by Others, Work Load, Availability of Power, job security, Gender, Marital Status, Educational Qualification, Locality, location of College, Age, experience, Family conditions, income status and professional development, Individual Status, Stream and Promotion Opportunities. The main objective of the present study that the researcher analyses the satisfactory job level of Educators from different teacher education institutions in West Bengal. The researcher randomly took 6 Colleges &  12 Private Colleges. The researcher has selected only 191 Educators, out of which 38 Educators have been taken from 6 Government Aided B.Ed. Colleges and rest 153 Educators have been taken from 12 Private B.Ed. Colleges as a sample for the present study. The methodology of the study is a mixed type involving interpretative, analytical study of documents, interview, survey questionnaire, observation and study secondary sources, like books, university news, expert opinion, articles, journals, thesis and websites etc. Finally, meaningful suggestions are offered.

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