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A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Role of Teachers in Promoting Healthy Behavior in School Children Among Primary School Teachers in Selected Primary Schools, Hyderabad, Telangana

Valluri Lucy Kezia Kamala Kumari1
  • 1 Vinayaka Mission's College of Nursing, India

Abstract

Behavioral problems may affect the children education and they cannot good in a subject after trying hard. Teacher are the second parents to teach the children to develop a good life with good behavior this helps in getting good academic results and becomes a good citizen of the country. Every teacher should have the knowledge in promoting healthy behavior in school children it includes conduct, scholastic and emotional behavior. The researcher wants to assess the knowledge of the school teachers in promoting healthy behavior in school children during their educational period and improve the knowledge of school teachers by providing pamphlets regarding role of teacher in promoting healthy behavior in school children. The lack of knowledge in school teachers may lead to many problems in school children lives. The objectives of the study were 1. To Assess the knowledge of teachers regarding role of teachers in Promoting Healthy Behavior in School Children. 2. To find out the association between the knowledge scores of school teachers regarding role of teachers in promoting healthy behavior in school children with selected demographic Variables.3. To provide a pamphlet regarding role of Teachers in Promoting Healthy Behavior in School Children. The data collection procedure was carried out with the structured questionnaire and the samples were taken from in Selected Private Primary Schools, Almasguda, Hyderabad, Telangana. Sample of 60 primary school teachers were taken. Variables are Age, Sex, Religion, Education, Income. Marital status, years of experience, attended training programmer on behavioral problems of school children. Majority of the subjects 60% were in the age group above 40 years, 65% were females, 76.7% were Hindus, 70% of subjects were done graduation with B.Ed., 60% were in the income group of Rs. 15,000 t0 20,000,90% were married, 65% were 05 years’ experience, none of the teachers were attended training programmer on behavioral problems of school children.

International Journal of Research in Nursing
Volume 12 No. 1, 2021, 49-52

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ijrnsp.2021.49.52

Submitted On: 23 July 2021 Published On: 15 December 2021

How to Cite: Kamala Kumari, V. L. K. (2021). A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Role of Teachers in Promoting Healthy Behavior in School Children Among Primary School Teachers in Selected Primary Schools, Hyderabad, Telangana. International Journal of Research in Nursing, 12(1), 49-52. https://doi.org/10.3844/ijrnsp.2021.49.52

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Keywords

  • Knowledge
  • Primary
  • School Teachers
  • Promoting
  • Healthy Behavior
  • School Children