A Vibrant Ray of Hope: Staff Well Being is Key to Students Well Being

  • N Devaki Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Gandhigram Rural Institute-DU, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M Syed Rejina Parveen Department of Education, Gandhigram Rural Institute-DU, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M Priyanka Department of Education, Gandhigram Rural Institute-DU, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu, India
  • A Athilakshmi Department of Education, Gandhigram Rural Institute-DU, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Wellness education

Abstract

`Wellness is an important asset of every human being. The wellness of health encourages a person to move towards awareness, education and individual progress. Teachers are the superheroes of the educational system and tend to be underrepresented and overworked. The promotion of teacher wellness and health is revealed student health and wellness and may lead to a more effective and positive environment for learning on the whole. According to the National Wellness Institute, “a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential”. This study aims to find the level of wellness among school teachers. Survey method was adopted to collect data through questionnaire from 60 school teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Government and Government Aided School. The finding of the study reveals that the Kendriya Vidyalaya School Teachers scores higher on the dimension of “Meaning” (28.6) and lower on the aspect of “Body and Sexuality” (15) among the ten dimensions, the Government school scores higher on the proportion of “Self-Responsibility” (21.4) and lower on the aspect of “Body and Sexuality” (12) among the ten dimensions and the Government Aided School teachers scores higher on size of “Meaning” (24.5) and lower on the aspect “Body and sexuality” (13.4) among the ten dimensions. The study also reveals that every school scores lowest in one particular point (i.e. Body and Sexuality). Hence, Kendriya Vidyalaya School Teachers have good wellness than the Government and Government Aided School.

Published
2019-06-02
How to Cite
Devaki, N., Syed Rejina Parveen, M., Priyanka, M., & Athilakshmi, A. (2019). A Vibrant Ray of Hope: Staff Well Being is Key to Students Well Being. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 7(3), 34-40. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v7i3.459
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