Impact assessment of factors affecting work life balance of female school teachers – A case study of schools in Surat city.

Mrs Dilshad Eric Bhathen


India holds a very important place in the global education sector. The country has more than 1.4 million schools with over 227 million students enrolled and more than 36,000 higher education institutes. India is having one of the largest higher education systems. However, there is still a lot of potential for growth in the education system.

An RNCOS report titled, ‘Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018’ expects the distance education market in India to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 34 per cent during 2013-14 to 2017-18. Moreover, the aim of the government to raise its current gross enrolment ratio to 30 per cent by 2020 will also boost the growth of the distance education in India.

System of Education in India is organised bypublic sector as well as the private sector, with control restrictions and funds coming from three levels: central, state, and local. Under various articles of the Indian Constitution, free and compulsory education is provided as a fundamental right to children between the ages of 6 and 14.

Work family conflict has been widely reported in recent times. This paper focuses on how the Work interferes with personal life as well as how Personal life interferes with work life of female school teachers.


work life balance, female school teachers, Personal life, work life.

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