Authors: Wang Jiajia1 & Portia .V. Samba2
1 School of Teacher Education, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
2 School of Teacher Education, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
Abstract: Feminist theorists raise questions about hypotheses that are still common in the teaching fields that consist mostly of women. Education is a force that allows women to have expanded choices in the approach to capabilities and The World Bank is promoting education for women as it contributes to human capital. The purpose of this paper is to discuss women education, the teaching profession, and feminization of teaching in Ghana. It highlights and analyze why women are concerned about education, aspects of women’s education in Ghana, and why women are interested in teaching. Findings indicated that Ghanaian women are into teaching because of numerous reasons but a few of them include, the acceptance in the teaching profession i.e. they feel accepted and there is no discrimination. In addition, there is job security in the profession.
Keywords: Women Education, Teaching, Ghana, Feminized
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