FACTORS and develop right attitude to work and life

FACTORS AFFECTING IN HIGHER
EDUCATION OF FEMALE STUDENTS AT DISTRICT SHEIKHUPURA

 

 

 

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Asia Amin                                                                                  
Dr. Tallat Rashid                                                                                                                                  

Roll No: 1600012

M.Phil Education (Mor)

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION BANK ROAD
CAMPUS, LAHORE

INTRODUCTION:

Female play a vital role in the all-round
progress of a country. Higher education is necessary for female like other necessities
of life. Higher education enables them to
encourage confidence and habits and develop right attitude to work and
life as good citizens.

 Yasmeen (2005) describes that higher education helps
women to choose fields of capability, whether this is as decision makers
through impact on strategy matters linked to social, economic, and cultural
development, or by their sharing in family and public life.

Kramarae (2000)
states that higher education is a pre-requisite of an open civil society based
on merit. It helps in the understanding of societal norms; gives persons independence,
and discourages discrimination based on gender, beliefs, religion and social
class.

Egenti and Omoruyi (2011) explain
that it is a tool that enables citizens to make all rounded participation in
the development process. The participation of females in socio-economic
development programs also depends on their educational backgrounds.

Nakpodia (2010) mentions that culture
is a complex whole which includes knowledge, beliefs, arts, morals, customs and
any other competences acquired by man as a member of the society. It is the sum
total of a given society’s way of life molded and shaped by prevailing conditions
and environment.

McCleary
and Barro (2006) suggest that there is intuition favoring both a positive and a
negative relationship between education and religion.  Putnam (2000) education is linked both
to the formation of ideological beliefs and to social involvement . whatever it is, is a man’s total response upon existence.

Ijaz (1995) describes that socio-cultural
factor of existence directly and indirectly affect the education of its
members. Sex
distinguished pride at giving birth, schooling, tradition of property, family
heredity are the common interpretations in both the rural and urban regions of
Pakistan. Absence of educational services is one of the main factors
accountable for the disappointing situations of females.

                 

Stephen,
(1993) expresses that there might be sure different factors influencing
education of rural females. These factors may be father’s educational level,
income, common class, family size and profession. Parents can inspire and afford
such an environment, which may be helpful to the attainments of particular goal.

Education
plays a major role in empowering women and raising their status. Old customs, traditions,
parents attitude, rural community and wrongly comprehend religious knowledge
have denied the female education.Therefore the researcher intends to conduct
research on factors affecting the higher education of female students at
distrcit sheikhupura

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM:

The study will be focus on factors affecting in higher education
of female students at district sheikhupura

SIGNIFICANCE
OF THE STUDY:

    Female education have significant role in
state structure. It plays a very important role in the overall
development of the country. Women with higher education help in development of
the human resources and improve the quality of life at home and outside. Islam has
given equivalent position on education for man and woman.

1-      This study
may be helpful for parents to aware of the benefits of higher education for
their daughters.

2-      This study
may be beneficial for females to understand the importance of  higher education.

OBJECTIVE
OF THE STUDY:

The following will be the
objective of this study:

1.     
To find out the factors affecting in
higher studies of female students at district Sheikhupura.

RESEARCH QUESTION:

The following will be the questions of the study:

1-     
What are the factors that affect
higher education of female studehts?

2-     
How socio-economic factors affect the higher education of female
students?

3-     
How socio-cultural factors affect the higher education of female
students?

4-     
To what extent the level of parents’ education affect higher
education of female students?

5-     
To what extent religious knowledge affect higher education of
female students?

 

1.
METHODOLOGY:

1.1 NATURE OF
RESEARCH:

The
research will be descriptive in nature.

1.2. RESEARCH DESIGN:

This
will be survey study. 

1.3. POPULATION:

The
data will be collected from all students of all female colleges of District Sheikhupura.

1.4.
SAMPLE:

1.4.1.
SAMPLE SIZE:

Total
representative sample will consist of 500 students.

1.4.2.
SAMPLING TECHNIQUE:

Random
sampling technique will be used to select students.

1.4.3.
NATURE OF PARTICIPANT:

The
female students of govt colleges will be the participants of the study.

2.
INSTRUMENTS:

Questionnaire
will be developed for students as a tool of research.

DATA
COLLECTION:

The
data of the study will be collected personally.

DATA
ANALYSIS:

After
collection of data, it will be analyzed by using statistical techniques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

Yasmeen,
S. (2005). Impact of higher education in understanding of social recognition
in women.

         Unpublished Doctoral thesis,
University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Islamabad.

McCleary, Rachel and
Robert Barro (2006a) “Religion and Political Economy in an International
Panel,” Journal for the Scientific Study
of Religion 42(2), 149-175.

Putnam, R. D. (2000)
Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York: Simon
and Schuster.

Nakpodia, E.D. (2010). Culture and
curriculum development in Nigerian schools. African
Journal of

         History and Culture, 2(1),
1-9.