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Cook, Kennie L., Jr.; Babyak, Andrew T. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
The purpose of this quantitative simple linear regression study was to examine the degree to which the level of spirituality predicted the level of occupational stress among 105 middle school teachers. Specifically, this study examined the influence of spirituality, as measured by the Daily Spiritual Experience Scale on occupational stress as…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Religious Factors, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Kaur, Manpreet; Kumar, Rajesh – Research in Education, 2019
Occupational stress among teachers has become a matter of increasing concern. It is not only evidenced from the large body of studies on the subject but also through factors that predispose educators to work related stress. The present study also tends to identify demographic patterns of workplace stress as well as examine the role of correlates…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Urban Areas, Correlation, Socioeconomic Status
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Harmsen, Ruth; Helms-Lorenz, Michelle; Maulana, Ridwan; van Veen, Klaas; van Veldhoven, Marc – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
The main aim of this study was to adjust the Questionnaire on the Experience and Evaluation of Work (QEEW) in order to measure stress causes and stress responses of beginning secondary school teachers in the Netherlands. First, the suitability of the original QEEW stress scales for use in the beginning teachers (BTs) context was investigated using…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Beginning Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Harmsen, Ruth; Helms-Lorenz, Michelle; Maulana, Ridwan; van Veen, Klaas – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Teaching is a stressful profession especially for beginning teachers. Induction programmes can support beginning teachers. Little is known concerning which elements of induction programmes can influence (the change in) teachers' stress over time. Aims: This study aims to investigate the growth of stress causes and stress responses…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Beginning Teacher Induction, Longitudinal Studies, Beginning Teachers
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Platsidou, Maria; Agaliotis, Ioannis – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
The role of empathy in the teaching profession has been vastly investigated in relation to its effect on students, but research on how teachers' empathy affects their own well-being at work is limited. This study investigated empathy and instructional assignment-related stress factors of primary school teachers serving in general or special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Predictor Variables, Stress Variables
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Larson, Madeline; Cook, Clayton R.; Fiat, Aria; Lyon, Aaron R. – School Mental Health, 2018
Correlational research indicates that stress due to work overload may represent an alterable factor that impacts certain teachers' willingness and ability to implement innovative practices. The purpose of this study was to experimentally examine the impact of a well-being-promoting intervention (ACHIEVER Resilience Curriculum [ACHIEVER]) delivered…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Classroom Techniques, Evidence Based Practice
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Mohanty, Sankar Prasad – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2017
Everyone talks on stress. Further, role stress in an organization is very common in the current scenario. The organization has its own structure and goal and an individual plays important role in order to achieve the organisational goals. Individual's unique personality and needs affects his role in any organization. The investigators conducted a…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Secondary School Teachers, Institutional Role, Stress Management
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Sjödin, Fredrik; Neely, Gregory – Child Care in Practice, 2017
The study included 12 preschool departments, with two teachers in six departments characterised by high levels of stress and burnout and two teachers in six departments characterised by low levels of stress and burnout. A total of 24 females with a mean age of 43.5 years participated in the study. The teachers rated stress, fatigue, work demands…
Descriptors: Observation, Stress Variables, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Burnout
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Gagnon, Sandra Glover; Huelsman, Timothy J.; Kidder-Ashley, Pamela; Lewis, Ashley – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Teacher stress has a well-established research base, with similar sources of occupational stress reported by teachers at all grade levels. This study examined a proximal source of stress--the student--teacher relationship--as a predictor of stress in preschool teachers. This study is unique in its focus on "teaching" stress, which occurs…
Descriptors: Teaching Conditions, Stress Variables, Anxiety, Preschool Children
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Bowen, Amanda – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This paper presents the findings of a qualitative study investigating which factors inside and outside the classroom result in feelings of stress for TESOL teachers working at private language schools in South Africa. Using in-depth semi-structured interviews, the findings reveal three main areas that cause stress for TESOL teachers: the job of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Jain, Geetika; Tyagi, Harish Kumar; Kumar, Anil – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Purpose: The present investigation was planned to determine the influence of type of personality, gender, age, qualification and experience causing stress among teacher educators at work. Method: A sample of 100 subjects from male and female teachers teaching in teacher training colleges, Delhi, India was drawn randomly. The data was collected by…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Age Differences, Teacher Educators, Personality Traits
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Cancio, Edward J.; Larasen, Ross; Mathur, Sarup R.; Estes, Mary Bailey; Johns, Bev; Chang, Mei – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
Little is known about stress perception and perceived coping mechanisms used by special educators. This article presents a study with 211 special educators to determine how they deal with stress. Participants completed a survey reporting stressors and coping skills. Special educators reported stress in their positions. Increased caseloads,…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Coping, Stress Management, Teacher Attitudes
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Wronowski, Meredith L.; Urick, Angela – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between teachers' perception of their work, their intent to leave their current position, and their realized turnover at the height of the federal accountability policy era in the United States. The study uses a framework of teacher de-professionalization and demoralization operationalized…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Eyal, Maytal; Bauer, Travis; Playfair, Emily; McCarthy, Christopher J. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
The issue of teacher stress is prominent and pervasive in today's educational climate. Teacher stress stems from multiple sources, and one more recently articulated source for teacher stress includes trauma-related stress. Teachers experience trauma-related stress when working with students who have experienced traumatic histories. Given the fact…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Trauma, Metacognition, Intervention
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Mkumbo, Kitila – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Work stress has been identified as a common phenomenon in the teaching profession. However, little research has been done to examine the prevalence of and factors associated with work stress among employees in university context in Tanzania and sub-Saharan African countries in general. Using survey design within the quantitative approach, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Stress Variables, Performance Factors
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