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Coolahan, John – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2002
This paper attempts to position the teaching career within the context of the changing policy paradigm of lifelong learning. The paper locates the emergence of this policy within some of the fundamental social and economic changes which are re-shaping contemporary society. It emphasises that society's requirement of a highly educated, well…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Effectiveness, Lifelong Learning, Preservice Teacher Education
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Koch, E.L. – Urban Education, 1982
Describes the emergence of the Quality of Working Life (QWL) approach to work organization. Discusses the benefits that may be gained by implementing this approach in education, for example in the areas of labor management negotiations, stress management, and staff development. (GC)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Factors Engineering, Human Relations Programs
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McNeely, R.L. – Urban Education, 1983
Discusses various symptoms of burnout and argues that its main cause among teachers is the organizational pattern of public schools. Identifies teachers' noninvolvement in decision making, performance guidelines, routinization, and the division of labor as stress inducing administrative features that should be changed in order to reduce burnout.…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Organizational Climate
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Pelsma, Dennis M. – Professional School Counseling, 2000
Presents a practical method for school counselors to use in helping reduce some of the problems and stress experienced by teachers. Proposes that by using solution-focused questions, counselors can help teachers reflect on the past school year, focusing on previously positive or successful experiences as they develop solutions to potentially…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Quality of Working Life, School Counselors, Stress Variables
Walz, Garry R., Ed.; Bleuer, Jeanne C., Ed. – 1992
This document consists of two modules extracted from a six-module larger work. Module 1 presents six articles on the topic of "helping students to cope with fears and crises." Module 2 contains 17 articles on "programs and practices for helping students cope with fears and crises." Article titles and authors are as follows: (1)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Children, Coping