Measuring Professional Anxiety: The Case of Greek Primary Teachers

By Sofia D. Anastasiadou.

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It is common knowledge that stress can lead progressively to a decrease in performance, health injury and long-term absence from work. Thus, the purpose of this article is to raise awareness about teacher stress, and to provide information for teachers and school managers, children and families. The sample consisted of 224 Greek primary schools teachers. The results Principal Components Analysis indicate that anxiety specifically related to pupils behavior, to society, time demands, to management/ administration, profession, colleagues and professional organization and finally to teachers skills.

Keywords: Professional Anxiety, Teachers

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp.285-298. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 615.517KB).

Dr. Sofia D. Anastasiadou

Lecturer, Department of Preeschool Education, University of West Macedonia, Greece

Sofia Anastasiadou holds a BSc from the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, a Master degree in Mathematics Education from Surrey University of Kingston in Great Bretagne. She has obtained her Ph.D in Multidimetional Statistical Analysis at the Macedonia University of Thessaloniki in Greece. She is currently a Lecturer of Applied Statistics and Educational Research in the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Western Macedonia in Greece. Apart form Statistics and Mathematics Education in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education her research interests are also focused in the Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Science. Sofia Anastasiadou has published several papers in Greek, European and International Scientific Journals.

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