Volume 1 - Issue 2 (February 2021)

Gender sensitivity in language teaching classes in the 21st century

- Celso P. Resueňo Jr. *


This study investigates the gender sensitivity of English language teachers in terms of five aspects of teaching such as their learning materials, didactics, subject matter, and learning evaluation. This study uses descriptive method and questionnaire as main data gathering instrument. The respondents of the study are all the Language Professors from the College of Education of NEUST. The study found out that language is present on the learning materials, didactics, and subject matter of the language teachers while learning evaluation reveals no bias in gender. It was also found out that there is a significant relationship between the sex of the teachers and their sensitivity in language teaching. The study suggests that teachers must pay attention to gender dynamics in the classroom leads both for better teaching and learning for male and female teachers to avoid gender bias during English language class.

Keywords: Gender sensitivity, language, didactics, descriptive method, gender bias, learning evaluation, teaching evaluation.