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|Other Titles: ||A study on the job stress and the teaching effectiveness of the directors of nursery schools affiliated to primary schools in New Taipei City|
|Authors: ||謝宛婷;Hsieh, Wan-Ting|
|Keywords: ||新北市;公立學校附設幼兒園;兼主任職務教師;工作壓力;教學效能;New Taipei City;Directors of nursery schools affiliated to public primary schools;Job stress;Teaching Effectiveness|
|Issue Date: ||2017-08-24 23:58:02 (UTC+8)|
This study mainly aims, via adopting the methods of questionnaire survey and literature review, to explore the relationship between job stress and teaching effectiveness of the directors at nursery schools affiliated to public primary schools in New Taipei City.
The main purposes of this study include.
1.To understand the overall backgrounds of directors of nursery schools affiliated to public primary schools in New Taipei City.
2.To explore the job stress of the above-noted directors.
3.To explore the teaching effectiveness of the above-noted directors.
4.To analyze the differences in the job stress and teaching effectiveness of the above-noted directors with different backgrounds.
5.To analyze the relationship between job stress and teaching effectiveness of the above-noted directors.
6.To propose suggestions, based on the research findings, useful for the reform of related educational policies in the future.
Samples of this study were assigned to all of the directors of nursery schools, who were appointed as teachers mainly and taking their offices on the part-time basis. In other words, full-time directors of nursery schools were excluded by this study. A total of 174 questionnaires were sent, and 152 of them were returned and analyzed, which accounted for a valid response rate of 87.35%.
The conclusions of this study can be summarized as follows:
1. Most of the directors were female, married, and were appointed by turns. 40% of them taking their offices less than three years.
2. The job stress felt by the directors is considerably high, while the highest stress was in the dimension of ‘administrative workload’.
3. Most directors had positive response in their teaching effectiveness, while the dimension of ‘teacher-student interaction’ was the most satisfied one.
4. The job stress of directors varied significantly with their age, marital status, years of taking their offices, and whether their nurseries had appointed another deputy head.
5. Viewed from the dimension as a whole, there were no significant differences in the job stress of the directors in terms of their gender, educational qualifications, the regional location and the size of the nursery..
6. Viewed from the dimension as a whole, the teaching effectiveness responded by the directors differed significantly with their educational qualifications, the size of nursery schools, and whether their nurseries had appointed another deputy head.
7.Viewed from the dimension as a whole, there were no significant differences in the teaching effectiveness of directors in terms of their gender, age, marital status, regional location of the nursery, accumulated years of teaching and administrative work, as well as the ways of their appointment.
8.In some individual indicators or items, significant differences are found in the job stress and teaching effectiveness of directors of nursery schools, respectively.
9.There is a low negative correlation between job stress and teaching effectiveness of directors of nursery schools.
10.The degrees of correlations analyzed from each individual indicators of the job stress and the teaching effectiveness varied to certain extents, some were positively correlated, and some negatively correlated.
|Appears in Collections:||[Master's Program, Graduate Institute of Educational Policy and Leadership] Thesis|
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