The Influence of Teacher Stress
Liczba stron: 108
Wydanie: 2012 r.
This book is useful to Education officials, teachers, students and the general public as it sheds light on the effects of work place stress. Our daily lives are strewn with a variety of stressful events that linger on. This constant state of activation may result in the damage of body organs and other health related issues. However stress is inevitable and a certain amount of stress serves as impetus for performance. Teachers by virtue of their profession and personality characteristics that make them choose human service as a career are neurotic candidates of occupational stress. For teachers occupational stress is a reality. Frequent re-organisation of the syllabus, workload, staffroom conflicts and student behaviour are sources of stress. The increasing societal demands on education have produced adverse stressful classroom situations. This is turn results into increased emotional and physical disabilities among teachers. Teachers stress affects teachers across various school types, gender and teaching experience. Teacher stress ought to be considered because stress levels of thousands of teachers definitely impact on millions of school going children.