International Journal of Education and Psychological Research
(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)
Authors: Dr. Parveen Kumar
ACKGROUND:Teachers are the pivot of the whole educational process. The future of the students as well as the progress of a nation depends on the physical, psychological, emotional and professional state of teachers. In the present competitive scenario, stress and burnout are such factors which negatively affect the performance of teachers. AIMS: 1. To study the burnout tendency of secondary school teachers in relation to their stress,2. To compare the burnout tendency of secondary school male and female teachers of different administrative setup in relation to their stress levels. METHOD AND MATERIAL: This study is based on normative survey method. All full-time secondary school teachers working in six blocks of district Haridwar (UTTARAKHAND) constituted the population of the study. Two- stage random sampling technique was used to select a total number of 1051 secondary school teachers. Mean, S.D., two-way ANOVA and Pearsonian coefficient of correlation were used for the statistical analysis. RESULTS:The findings revealed that secondary school male and female teachers of government, government-aided and public/private schools have been found to differ insignificantly in their burn-out. Male and female teachers of Saraswati Vidya Mandir were found to differ significantly in their burnout. Stress has not caused any significant influence on the burnout tendency of secondary school teachers. Interaction between sex and stress has also not created any significant difference in the burnout tendency of secondary school teachers.