The Effect of Gender Awareness Training Towards Teachers and Students Gender-Based Stereotype

Kartika, Aniva and Hastuti, Maria Eugenia (2007) The Effect of Gender Awareness Training Towards Teachers and Students Gender-Based Stereotype. In: International Conference Improving The Quality of Human Life: Multidisciplinary Approach on Strategic Relevance for Urban Issues, 6 - 7 September 2007, JW Marriot Hotel, Surabaya, Indonesia. (Submitted)

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Understanding of gender equality ought to be socialized to teachers (e.g. through gender awareness training), in order to enhance teachers' awareness of gender bias practice that happen in school. Therefore, after the training, teachers are expected to apply it in the classroom teaching so that students' gender-based stereotype will be decreased. The aim of the research is to examine the influence of the training towards teachers and students gender-based stereotype. The participants of the research are 4 elementary teachers and 185 elementary students. The gender awareness training is conducted to teachers. Data is gathered through questionnaire, an observation of the classroom learning process, and interview to teachers are also carried out to monitor the effect of the training on gender-based stereotype. The result reveals that there is a decrease of gender-based stereotype on both teacher (t5.563 and p=0.011) and students t=4.137 and p=0.009) after teacher training. Discussion and suggestion of the result, such as handling practical obstacles, the principal's support, will be further described in the paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: gender, stereotype, training, teacher, student
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Adpesdam Ubaya
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 05:11
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 05:11

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