Teacher Stress and Working Conditions: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Monday, February 6, at 7:30 pm
Inco Innovation Centre, St. John's Campus
Speaker: Dr. Lynda Younghusband, Assistant Professor, Student Counselling Centre, Memorial University
Panelists: Dr. David Dibbon, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, Memorial University
Ms. Denise Pike, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils
Ms. Glenda Cluett, Retired Teacher
This event was broadcast on the House of Assembly channel and on the Internet. A DVD may be ordered from the Harris Centre.
Research has shown that teaching is a high-stress profession.
Workplace stress not only impacts teachers’ health and
well-being and the lives of their families and friends, but it also
diminishes teacher effectiveness in the classroom. This can lead to
disengagement and distances teachers emotionally and socially from
their students, thereby compromising the teacher-student
Obtain a copy of Dr. Younghusband's presentation here.
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