PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL BEING: TEACHERS NEED TO ENHANCE IN TEACHING
Keywords:Eudaimonic approach, Psychological well-being, Self Determination Theory, Teachers
Psychological well being is becoming growing concern in recent studies of various field specially in teaching. This paper attempts to explain about promotion of awareness of psychological well being in beginning teachers as well as in-service teachers for their optimal functioning in teaching. The psychological well being is very important in teaching profession as it talks about realization human strengths and potentials which is necessary in innovations and creativity in any profession. Psychological well being is significant aspect of well being as it focuses on purposeful goals and meaning of life which is an ultimate aim of teaching. This paper also explains relationship between psychological well being and self determination theory which involves human motivation, very useful for effective teaching. In the end author suggests to facilitate psychological well being of teachers in teacher education programs.
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