Personal and Social Aspects of Teacher Burnout in Georgia

Bitsadze, Maya and Japaridze, Marine (2014) Personal and Social Aspects of Teacher Burnout in Georgia. Problems of Education in the 21th Century, 59. pp. 7-14. ISSN 1822-7864

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Abstract

The study aimed to identify personal and social factors having impact on teacher burnout in Georgia. The survey was conducted on 373 Georgian school teachers. Teacher burnout phenomena was studied in connection with psychological factor such as locus of control and social factors - school climate dimen - sions: Principals’ attitude to teachers, teachers’ attitude to colleagues and to students. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used for the research. The highest teacher burnout was identified on Emotio - nal Exhaustion subscale of burnout. Correlatios were confirmed between burnout and locus of control, school climate variables and burnout, teacher burnout and number of students. The research findings are important as teacher burnout identification and its prevention is closely connected to teacher well-being and health ultimately having impact on teaching quality.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LH Education Administration
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BO Educational Psychology
Divisions: Faculties/Schools > Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Maya Bitsadze
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2016 07:00
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2016 07:00
URI: http://eprints.iliauni.edu.ge/id/eprint/4961

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