Perception Of Interest In Mathematics Among Female Teachers In Teacher Training Colleges In Ghana


Jacob Baffour Awuah
Ernest Kwarteng
Samuel Yeboah Asuamah


This study deals with how to develop interest in the Learning of Mathematics among female students in Colleges of Education. The study used simple random sampling method to select ten (10) Colleges of Education in Ghana. Five Hundred female students and 500 female teachers were used. The data included in-depth interview and questionnaire, and were analysed by using Descriptive Statistics. In this study, results from the data collected through mixed method shows that female students and female teachers hold significantly different views or perceptions towards females in mathematics. For the Female students to fully participate in mathematics the study recommends that, females' interest in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics must be developed.


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