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Gender Stereotypes and Elementary School Teachers

Róbert Osaďan
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  • Department of Pre-Primary and Primary Education, Faculty of Education, Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Published Online: 2015-07-16 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/atd-2015-0057


In this study we explored the perception of gender stereotypes among elementary school teachers. Respondents (280 teachers) answered questions about their perception of the suitable behaviour according to the gender. Significant interactions emerge between teachers’ and pupils’ gender. The primary purpose of this paper was to find out on how teachers’ stereotypes affect their behavior towards elementary school-children. Results of the research were generally consistent with gender role stereotypes.

Keywords : gender; children; teachers; stereotypes


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Published Online: 2015-07-16

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Citation Information: Acta Technologica Dubnicae, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 25–29, ISSN (Online) 1339-4363, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/atd-2015-0057.

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