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Hendawi, Manal – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2020
This study aimed to identify the work stress experienced by teachers of social studies in government schools in the State of Qatar and the problems caused by it. The study used a descriptive-analytical method. The study sample consisted of (391) male and female teachers of social studies in the State of Qatar out of the study population of (968)…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
Smith, Sheila; Lawrence, Sharmila – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2019
Identifying features of early care and education (ECE) settings that positively affect children's early learning and development is a critical challenge for the field. Most research related to this challenge has focused on structural features of ECE quality, such as teacher-child ratios and teacher credentials, and on process quality, which refers…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Well Being, Anxiety, Teaching Conditions
Cramer, Travis; Cappella, Elise – Grantee Submission, 2019
Scholarship and policy emphasize strengthening the early childhood education (ECE) workforce, but this work neglects a large segment of the workforce: assistant teachers. The present study responds to gaps in knowledge by examining the demographic characteristics, qualifications, professional supports, and workplace experiences of assistant…
Descriptors: Teacher Aides, Coaching (Performance), Collegiality, On the Job Training
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Hedley, Darren; Cai, Ru; Uljarevic, Mirko; Wilmot, Mathilda; Spoor, Jennifer R.; Richdale, Amanda; Dissanayake, Cheryl – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
To improve employment outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder, it is necessary to identify factors associated with successful transition to work from the perspectives of the individual and from those who work with or support them. This study involved focus groups with adults with autism spectrum disorder (n = 9) participating in a 3-year…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Focus Groups
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Singh, Nirbhay N.; Lancioni, Giulio E.; Medvedev, Oleg N.; Hwang, Yoon-Suk; Myers, Rachel E.; Townshend, Kishani – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: Caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be gratifying as well as stressful. Professional staff employed as caregivers often report compromised mental and physical wellbeing due to the stressful nature of working with clients who exhibit aggressive and destructive behaviors.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Quality of Life, Metacognition, Caregivers
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Ala-Kortesmaa, Sanna; Isotalus, Pekka – International Journal of Listening, 2015
This qualitative cross-cultural study sought to contribute to the understanding of listening competence, dialogic listening, and the use of human agency in promoting well-being at work. The participant groups ("N" = 103) consisted of "n" = 76 U.S.-American and "n" = 27 Finnish attorneys. Results suggest that in order…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Listening Skills, Well Being, Legal Problems
Howard, Stacie-Jo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teachers work with students on a daily basis and are expected to conceal their emotions while at work which may eventually become stressful. According to Wong, Ruble, Yu, and McGrew (2017), teachers had an average stress level of about 6.2% out of a 10-point scale falling slightly below that of a firefighter. Subsequently, the turnover rates have…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Low Achievement, Public School Teachers
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Hayes, Rachel; Titheradge, Daniel; Allen, Kate; Allwood, Matt; Byford, Sarah; Edwards, Vanessa; Hansford, Lorraine; Longdon, Bryony; Norman, Shelley; Norwich, Brahm; Russell, Abigail Emma; Price, Anna; Ukoumunne, Obioha C.; Ford, Tamsin – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Background: Teaching is a stressful occupation with poor retention. The Incredible Years® Teacher Classroom Management (TCM) programme is a training programme that research has demonstrated may be an effective intervention for improving children's mental health, but little research has explored any impacts there may be on the teachers' own…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Stress Management, Mental Health, Foreign Countries
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Owens, Julie Sarno; Allan, Darcey M.; Hustus, Chelsea; Erchul, William P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Successful school consultation depends largely on the consultant's ability to influence teacher behavior and the teacher's receptivity to that influence. The goal of this study was to examine correlates of teacher receptivity to social influence strategies within school consultation. Participants were 365 general education teachers (K-5) recruited…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Consultation Programs, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Hülür, Gizem; Siebert, Jelena Sophie; Wahl, Hans-Werner – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Previous research documented positive associations between cognitively stimulating work and levels of cognitive performance, while longitudinal associations are less clear. We used 20-year longitudinal data from the Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study of Adult Development and Aging (ILSE) to examine the role of perceived work environment…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Cognitive Ability, Work Attitudes, Longitudinal Studies
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Pignata, Silvia; Lushington, Kurt; Sloan, Jeremy; Buchanan, Fiona – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
Despite email playing a central role in university business, little is known about the strategies used by staff to manage email and the factors contributing to email overload. In a mixed method study undertaken in one Australian university comparing academic (n = 193) and professional (n = 278) staff, we found that while email volume was higher in…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Electronic Mail, Computer Mediated Communication, Communication Strategies
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Yorimitsu, Akiko; Houghton, Stephen; Taylor, Myra – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2014
The esteem historically attributed to the teaching profession in Japan is eroding, and some Japanese teachers who identify with the ideal of being a "life educator" are becoming disillusioned with teaching. While the stress and anxiety associated with teacher disillusionment have been researched from a Western perspective, little is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teaching Experience
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Närhi, Vesa; Kiiski, Tiina; Savolainen, Hannu – British Educational Research Journal, 2017
Disruptive behaviour in classrooms is a significant challenge for learning in schools and a risk factor for students' academic achievement and a significant source of teachers' work-related stress. Earlier research shows that clear behavioural expectations, monitoring students' adherence to them and behaviour-specific praise are effective…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Han, Yu; Chaudhury, Tasnuva; Sears, Greg J. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Drawing on the "top-down" view of life satisfaction, this study investigates the influence of employee career resilience on life satisfaction and examines mediating effects of indicators of career success (i.e., salary, job level, job satisfaction) and work-related well-being (i.e., work stress) on this relationship. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Career Development, Well Being, Work Environment
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Griffith, G. M.; Barbakou, A.; Hastings, R. P. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2014
Background: Little is known about the work-related well-being of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) therapists who work in school-based contexts and deliver ABA interventions to children with autism. Methods: A questionnaire on work-related stress (burnout), general distress, perceived supervisor support and coping was completed by 45 ABA therapists…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coping, Autism, Burnout
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