publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Measuring general and specific stress causes and stress responses among beginning secondary school teachers in the Netherlands.

Ruth Harmsen; Michelle Helms-Lorenz; Ridwan Maulana; Klaas van Veen; Marc van Veldhoven;
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  • Published: 20 Apr 2018 Journal: International Journal of Research & Method in Education, volume 42, issue 1, pages 91-108 (issn: 1743-7288, Copyright policy)
  • Country: Netherlands
The main aim of this study was to adjust the Questionnaire on the Experience and Evaluation of Work (QEEW) in order to measure stress causes and stress responses of beginning secondary school teachers in the Netherlands. First, the suitability of the original QEEW stress scales for use in the beginning teachers (BTs) context was investigated using a sample of 356 beginning teachers from 52 different secondary school locations in the Netherlands. Confirmatory Factor Analyses, Principal Component Analyses and Mokken scaling item reduction was applied to create high concise and precise scales. Hereafter, based on the teacher stress literature, additional teacher sp...
Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Stress, questionnaire, beginning teachers, secondary education, OCCUPATIONAL STRESS, JOB-SATISFACTION, BURNOUT, PROFESSION, ENGAGEMENT, ATTRITION, QUALITY, GENDER, Education, Job satisfaction, Medical education, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychology, School teachers, Work experience
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