OCCUPATIONAL STRESS OF MALE AND FEMALE TEACHERS – A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Authors

  • Dibakar Ghosh Research Scholar, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India
  • Samirranjan Adhikari Professor, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India
  • Sushanto Mahato Assistant Professor, Gour Mohan Sachin Mandal Mahavidyalaya, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India

Keywords:

Stress, Occupational Stress, Teachers Stress, Mild Strength Rating, Barely Noticeable

Abstract

Teachers with sound mental health are the prime requirement of the country. To understand the mental health status a comparative study was undertaken through descriptive survey method. To collect the data a 49 item “Teacher Stress Inventory (TSI)” was administered on a stratified random sample comprising of 363 male and 234 female teachers selected from 30 schools of West Bengal, India. From the result it was observed that the two groups (female and male) differed (statistically) significantly in occupational stressors scores – the female teachers felt more stress than their male counterparts.

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Published

15-02-2020

How to Cite

Dibakar Ghosh, Samirranjan Adhikari, & Sushanto Mahato. (2020). OCCUPATIONAL STRESS OF MALE AND FEMALE TEACHERS – A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 6(2). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1951