A Relationship Between Self-Esteem and Teaching Competency of Prospective Teachers

  • R Srinivasan Ph.D Research Scholar, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • N Pugalenthi Assistant Professor (Retired), Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Teaching Competency, Self-Esteem, Prospective Teachers


The present study seeks to measure the relationship between teaching competency and self-esteem of prospective teachers. The Self-Esteem Scale (SES) developed and standardized by Rosenberg, M revalidated by the investigator in 2019 and Teaching Competency Scale (TCS) constructed and standardized and validated by the investigator in 2019 for prospective teachers. The investigator has been used to collect the data from the sample of 650 prospective teachers studying in Coimbatore, Nilgiris, and Tirupur district of Tamilnadu, India. The findings of the study revealed that there is no significant difference in teaching competency of prospective teachers about gender, there is no significant difference in self-esteem of prospective teachers about gender, there is no significant difference between the mean scores in the teaching competency with the type of college and there is no significant difference between the mean scores in the self-esteem to the kind of college levels.

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