International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


Gender Bias in the Text Books of Class-VI of W.B.B.S.E

Achintya Singha


Abstract: According to Piaget's theory 'formal operational' stage being started at the age eleven of a child. This time is vital for a learner to develop logical thinking, deductive reasoning and abstract thinking. This time also started the upper primary level of a learner. So the author chose class-VI for his study. The main aim of the author to find gender bias in the Bengali medium textbooks class-VI of W.B.B.S.E (West Bengal Board of Secondary Education), edition 2021. For this purpose, first collect data by observation of the text books of class-VI. The author used column charts, pie charts, and correlation tables to analyse the data and observed that gender bias in Bengali, English, History and Physical Education text books and no significant gender bias in Geography, Mathematics and Science text books.


Keywords: Gender stereotype, gender biasness, charts, correlation coefficient and significant difference


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 19 - 24


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