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Stress in Teaching - Jack Dunham

Stress in Teaching

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Published: 27th August 1992
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The stress involved in a career in teaching has increased considerably in recent years. In England and Wales the implementation of the Education Reform Act has led to a whole range of organisational and curricular changes to add to the existing pressures of discipline problems, poor working conditions and low pay. Anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and even physical illness are just some of the symptoms that result.
This established guide, now wholly updated for teachers and managers in the 1990s, shows how to recognize the signs of stress and how to develop strategies to control it. Its practical advice, field-tested in numberous workshops for teachers and heads, should help scholls to reduce pressures on their staff by the development of satisfactory whole-school policies and teachers to be more effective in the management of their own stress levels.

1. Introduction 2. Problems Caused by Organization and Curricular Changes Before the Reform Act 1988 3. The Effects of the Reform Act 1988 on Teachers' Roles 4. Problems of Role Conflict and Role Ambiguity 5. Pressures of Childrens' Behaviour 6. Problems Caused by Difficult Working Conditions 7. Pressures on the Senior Management Teams 8. Pressures on Middle Management 9. Identification of Stress Reactions 10. Teachers' Coping Resources 11. Recommendations for Strengthening Organizational Personal and Interpersonal Resources 12. Recommendations for Strengthening Organizational Resources.

ISBN: 9780415066358
ISBN-10: 0415066352
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 27th August 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition