WORKPLACE STRESS AND COPING STRATEGIES IN THE TEACHING PROFESSION

Roopa Vats

Abstract


It is believed by many people that teaching is an easy task. But now a days, it has become a challenging profession which needs active participation of teacher throughout the teaching learning process. Even in schools teacher are required to perform many nonacademic work along with academic responsibilities. The workload, high stake job demands and even bad behavior of staff, students and parents may work as stressors for teachers in teaching profession. Long lasting stress leads to the adverse effects on teachers’ health and performance which in turn leads to the poor education system. For enhancing educations system teachers need to be stress free and they should know hope to cope from stress situations.         


Keywords


Workplace stress, coping strategies, teaching profession

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