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| Published: May 08, 2019

Extent of Happiness among Teachers Working In Secondary School: Influence of Select Secondary Variables

Shiva Kumara K ,

Research scholar Department of studies in Education University of Mysore Manasagangothri Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Praveena K.B

Assistant professor Department of studies in Education University of Mysore Manasagangothri Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.028/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.028

ABSTRACT

The present study attempted to assess the level of happiness of teachers’ working in secondary schools in Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka State.  A total sample of 150 teachers of both genders was randomly selected from various schools of Chamarajanagar district. The sample consisted of all types (Government, Aided & Unaided) of schools. They were administered a Happiness scale developed by the first author having fair reliability and validity.  The data were analysed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics.  Chi-square test was applied to find out the frequency differences, and Cramer’s V test was applied to find out the associations between happiness and various demographics selected. Results revealed that Majority of the teachers selected had moderate levels of happiness. Teachers in the age group of above 35 years were happier than teachers who were working in the age group of below 35 years. Teachers working in government schools were happier compared to teachers working in unaided and aided schools. Gender and locality did not have significant influence over happiness of teachers.
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Shiva Kumara K @ shivaps27@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.028/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.028

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019

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