International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015


Effectiveness of Training Manual on Disaster Management in Terms of Knowledge and Self-Expressed Practices among Secondary School Teachers in Selected Schools of Pune City

Dr Sonopant G Joshi | Kalpana Sawane [2] | Mangesh Jabade


Abstract: The disasters have increased substantially during last two decades. There is urgent need to adopt multidimensional and multi sectorial approach to reduce loss of lives and properties. Aims A quasi experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of training manual on Disaster Management in terms of knowledge and self-expressed practices among secondary school teachers in selected schools of Pune city. Material and Methods Interventional approach was used in this study. One group pretest post test research design was used for the study. A pretest was administered by means of structured questionnaire and then training manual was administered. A post test was conducted using the same structured questionnaire. Simple random sampling technique was used and 540 secondary school teachers from 30 secondary schools were selected for the study. Semi Structured questionnaire was developed to assess the effectiveness of the training manual on disaster management. Results The result revealed that the overall pretest mean knowledge score regarding disaster management observed to be 15.9 i. e.53 % and posttest mean score found to be 24.07 (80 %) this findings also tested by paired t test the calculated value was greater than table value at 0.05 and 0.01 level of significance which was highly significant. Pretest self-expressed practice score observed was 7.05 i. e.47 %. And post test score was 11.93 (69 %) Conclusions Every school and community must take it seriously and strive continually to achieve highest safety in schools. Every school is unique by virtue of its teachers, students, location and culture. Teachers role is very important in mitigating the hazards and disasters in schools. The teacher who is aware of disasters and its management can improve the practices successfully. The study concluded that training manual was very effective in capability building among school teachers in Pune city


Keywords: Effectiveness, Training manual, Disaster Management, knowledge, self-expressed practices, school teachers


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,


Pages: 2093 - 2096


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