MEASURING SELF EFFICACY OF FEMALE NOVICE AND EXPERIENCED TEACHERS
Self-efficacy is the extent to which individuals believe they can organize and execute actions necessary to bring about a desired outcome. Self-efficacy is fundamentally concerned with the execution of control rather than the outcome action produces. The main objective of this study was to compare the self efficacy of novice and experienced female teachers by using “teachers’ sense of self efficacy scale” which was developed by Moran and Hey in 2001. Long form of teachers’ sense of self efficacy scale comprising 24 statements was used to investigate teachers’ self efficacy in students’ engagement, self efficacy in instructional practices and self efficacy classroom management. The data was collected from 102 novice and 102 experienced secondary school teachers of Islamabad city. Study finding indicated significant variation in efficacy believes of novice and experienced teachers in all three explored areas.