International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research

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Diverse Currents: Understanding the Intersection of Gender and Locale in Secondary School Stream Selection

Author(s) Tammana Sharma
Country India
Abstract Career guidance and counseling services to assist stuident`s in making informed stream choice. Overall, this research provides valuable insights for educators, policymakers and stakeholders in addressing The study examines the perceptions and decision making processes of students in selecting academic streams, such as arts, science and commerce, at secondary level. Drawing on sample of 200 students from both private and government schools, the research employs a survey method to collect data. The analysis reveals significant differences in stream preferences between male and female students, highlighting distinct inclinations towards arts and science streams. Additionally, the investigation identifies influential factors driving student`s stream choices, including their interests, perceived career utility of the stream, technological influences, and availability of streams in nearby schools. Tool was made by investigator (self constructed tool). The sample was collected by using random purposive sampling technique. The sample of present study was confined to 15 schools of private and government schools of Kathua district of J&K UT of India. The findings underscore the importance of creating inclusive and supportive learning environments to empower students to explore diverse educational pathways aligned with their interests and aspirations. Furthermore, the study emphasizes the need for comprehensive gender disparities and socio-economic factors in educational decision making processes, thereby promoting equitable opportunities for all students in kathua district and beyond.
Keywords gender, locale, secondary school, stream selection
Field Arts
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-03-25
Cite This Diverse Currents: Understanding the Intersection of Gender and Locale in Secondary School Stream Selection - Tammana Sharma - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15644
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