Mental Health of School Teachers during COVID-19 in Relation to Gender, Locale and Type of SchoolJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Monika Dua; Ramandeep Arora;
Page : 622-625
Keywords : COVID-19; School Teachers; Mental Health;
The COVID-19 pandemic has led teachers to an unpredictable scenario where the lockdown situation has accelerated the shift from traditional to online educational methods and relationships have been altered in direct contact with the others, with implications of changes in Mental Health. This global health crisis has affected the Mental and Psychological Health of the people around the world. However, a little is known about the impact of COVID-19 among school teachers. Therefore, a study was conducted to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Mental Health of School teachers. Self-made test was used to collect the data from school teachers using google form. t-test was used to find the differences in Mental Health of School teachers in relation to their Gender and locale and Type of School. Results revealed that significant differences exist between Male and Female school teachers. Female teachers have better Mental Health than their Male counterparts. School Teachers working in Rural area have higher scores as compared to teaches posted at schools located in urban areas. Teachers working in Government Schools have better Mental Health. This study contributes to the growing literature on the impact of the pandemic COVID-19.
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