Education - Teacher Well-Being
Practical and scholarly resources on teacher well-being.
Selected Literature on Educator Well-Being
Teacher Stress & Burnout
- Corr, L., Cook, K., LaMontagne, A. D., Waters, E., & Davis, E. (2015). Associations between Australian early childhood educators' mental health and working conditions: A cross-sectional study. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 40(3), 69-78.
- Fernet, C., Guay, F., Senécal, C., & Austin, S. (2012). Predicting intraindividual changes in teacher burnout: The role of perceived school environment and motivational factors. Teaching and Teacher Education, 28(4), 514-525. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2011.11.013
- Goddard, R., & O’Brien, P. (2003). Beginning Teachers Perceptions of Their Work, Well-being, and Intention to Leave. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education & Development, 6(2), 99–118.
- Hur, E., Jeon, L., & Buettner, C. K. (2016). Preschool teachers’ child-centered beliefs: Direct and indirect associations with work climate and job-related wellbeing. Child Youth Care Forum. 45(3), 451-465. doi:10.1007/s10566-015-9338-6
- Jackson, L. T. B., Rothmann, S., & van de Vijver, F. J. R. (2006). A model of work-related well-being for educators in South Africa. Stress and Health, 22(4), 263-274. doi:10.1002/smi.1098
- Kidger, J., Brockman, R., Tilling, K., Campbell, R., & Ford, T., Araya, R., King, M. & Gunnell, D. (2016). Teachers' wellbeing and depressive symptoms, and associated risk factors: A large cross sectional study in English secondary schools. Journal of Affective Disorders, 192(1), 76-82. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.11.054
- Pietarinen, J., Pyhältö, K.,Soini, T., & Salmela-Aro, K. (2013). Reducing teacher burnout: A socio-contextual approach. Teaching and Teacher Education, 35, 62-72. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2013.05.003
- Pillay, H., Goddard, R., & Wilss, L. (2005). Well-being, burnout and competence: Implications for teachers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 30(2). 22-33.
- Poormahmood, A., Moayedi, F., & Alizadeh, K. H. (2017). Relationships between psychological well-being, happiness and perceived occupational stress among primary school teachers. Archives Of Hellenic Medicine / Arheia Ellenikes Iatrikes, 34(4), 504-510.
- Schaufeli, W. B., Leiter, M. P., & Maslach, C. (2009). Burnout: 35 years of research and practice. Career Development International, 14(3), 204–220. doi:10.1108/13620430910966406
- Siu, O. L., Cooper, C. L., & Phillips, D. R. (2014). Intervention studies on enhancing work well-being, reducing burnout, and improving recovery experiences among Hong Kong health care workers and teachers. International Journal of Stress Management, 21(1), 69-84.
- Tomic, W. & Tomic, E. (2008). Existential fulfillment and burnout among principals and teachers. Journal of Beliefs & Values: Studies in Religion & Education, 29(1), 11-27.
- Beltman, S., Mansfield, C., & Price, A. (2011). Thriving not surviving: A review of research on teacher resilience. Educational Research Review, 6, 185-207. doi:10.1016/j.edurev.2011.09.001
- Bowles, T., & Arnup, J. L. (2016). Early career teachers’ resilience and positive adaptive change capabilities. Australian Educational Researcher, 43(2), 147–164. doi:10.1007/s13384-015-0192-1
- Castro, A. J., Kelly, J. & Shih, M. (2010). Resilience strategies for new teachers in high-needs areas. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26, 622-629. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2009.09.010
- Clara, M. (2017). Teacher resilience and meaning transformation: How teachers reappraise situations of adversity. Teaching and Teacher Education, 63, 82-91.doi: 10.1016/j.tate.2016.12.010
- Gustems-Carnicer, J., & Calderón, C. (2013). Coping strategies and psychological well-being among teacher education students: Coping and well-being in students. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 28(4), 1127–1140. doi:10.1007/s10212-012-0158-x
- Hills, K. J. & Robinson, A. (2010). Enhancing teacher well-being: Put on your oxygen masks! Communique, 39(4), 16-19.
- Hwang, Y., Bartlett, B., Greben, M., Hand, K. (2017). A systematic review of mindfulness interventions for in-service teachers: A tool to enhance teacher wellbeing and performance. Teaching and Teacher Education, 64(1), 26-42. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2017.01.015
- Le Cornu, R. (2009). Building resilience in pre-service teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25, 717-723. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2008.11.016
- Longenecker, R., Zink, T., & Florence, J. (2012). Teaching and learning resilience: Building adaptive capacity for rural practice. A Report and Subsequent Analysis of a Workshop Conducted at the Rural Medical Educators Conference, Savannah, Georgia, May 18, 2010. Journal of Rural Health, 28(2), 122–127. doi:10.1111/j.1748-0361.2011.00376.x
- Margolis, J., Hodge, A. & Alexandrou, A. (2014) The teacher educator’s role in promoting institutional versus individual teacher well-being. Journal of Education for Teaching, 40(4), 391-408. doi:10.1080/02607476.2014.929382
- Parker, P. D. & Martin, A. J. (2009). Coping and buoyancy in the workplace: Understanding their effects on teachers’ work-related well-being and engagement. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25, 68-75. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2008.06.009
- Parker, P. D., Martin, A. J., Colmar, S. & Liem, G. A. (2012). Teachers’ workplace well-being: Exploring a process model of goal orientation, coping behavior, engagement, and burnout. Teaching and Teacher Education, 28, 503-513. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2012.01.00
- Pretsch, J., Flunger, B., & Schmitt, M. (2012). Resilience predicts well-being in teachers, but not in non-teaching employees. Social Psychology of Education, 15(3), 321-336. doi:10.1007/s11218-012-9180-8
- Youssef, C. M. & Luthans, F. (2007). Positive organizational behavior in the workplace: The impact of hope, optimism, and resilience. Journal of Management, 33(5), 774-800.
Teacher Efficacy & Self-Knowledge
- Askell-Williams, H., & Murray-Harvey, R. (2016). Sustainable professional learning for early childhood educators: An Australia-wide mental health promotion initiative. Journal of Early Childhood Research. 14(2), 196-210. doi:10.1177/1476718X15570958
- Critchley, H. & Gibbs, S. (2012). The effects of positive psychology on the efficacy beliefs of school staff. Educational and Child Psychology, 29(4), 64-76.
- Haines, G. (2011). Enriching the context of lifelong learning: The challenge of accessing the authentic self by developing self-knowledge using strengths-based positive psychology measures through teaching pre-service art education. Action Research, 9(4), 426-443.
- Konu, A., Viitanen, E. & Lintonen, T. (2010). Teachers' wellbeing and perceptions of leadership practices. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 3(1) 44-57. doi:10.1108/17538351011031939
- Ross, S. W., Romer, N., & Horner, R. H. (2012). Teacher well-being and the implementation of school-wide positive behavior interventions and supports. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 14(2), 118-128. doi: 10.1177/1098300711413820http://jpbi.sagepub.com
- Royer, N., & Moreau, C. (2016). A survey of Canadian early childhood educators' psychological wellbeing at work. Early Childhood Education Journal, 44(2), 135-146. doi:10.1007/s10643-015-0696-3
- Schunk, D. H., & DiBenedetto, M. K. (2014). Academic self-efficacy. In M. J. Furlong, R. Gilman, & E. S. Huebner (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in schools, 2nd Ed (pp. 115-130). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
Teacher Student Relationships
- McCallum, F. & Price, D. (2010). Well teachers, well students. Journal of Student Wellbeing, 4(1). 19-34.
- Roffey, S. (2012). Pupil wellbeing - Teacher wellbeing: Two sides of the same coin?. Educational & Child Psychology, 29(4), 8-17.
- Spilt, J. L., Koomen, H. M. Y., & Thijs, J. T. (2011). Teacher wellbeing: The importance of teacher-student relationships. Educational Psychology Review, 23(4), 21-23.
Positive Psychology & Teacher Motivation
- Conoley, C. W. & Conoley, J. C. (2009). Positive psychology for educators. In R. Gilman, E. S. Huebner, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in schools (pp. 463-476). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
- Eloff, I. (2013). Positive psychology and education. In M. P. Wissing (Ed.), Well-being research in South Africa (pp. 39-51). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.
- Ho, R. T. H., Sing, C. Y., & Wong, V. P. Y. (2016). Addressing holistic health and work empowerment through a body-mind-spirit intervention program among helping professionals in continuous education: A pilot study. Social Work in Health Care. doi:10.1080/00981389.2016.1231153
- McGovern, T. V. & Miller, S. L. (2008). Integrating teacher behaviors with character strengths and virtues for faculty development. Teaching of Psychology, 35(4), 278-285.
- Mercer, S, Oberdorfer, P., & Saleem, M. (2016). Helping language teachers to thrive: Using positive psychology to promote teachers' professional well-being. In D. Gabrys-Barker & D. Galajda (Eds.), Positive psychology perspectives on foreign language learning and teaching (pp. 213-229). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
- Mourya, R. K., & Singh, R. N. (2016). Well-being among special school educators. Indian Journal Of Health & Wellbeing, 7(7), 703-706.
- Owen, S. (2016). Professional learning communities: Building skills, reinvigorating the passion, and nurturing teacher wellbeing and "flourishing" within significantly innovative schooling contexts. Educational Review, 68(4), 403-419. doi:10.1080/00131911.2015.1119101
- Viseu, J, de Jesus, S. N., Rus, C., & Canavarro, J. M. (2016). Teacher motivation, work satisfaction, and positive psychological capital: A literature review. Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 14(2), 439-461.
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