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| Published: September 25, 2015

Burnout in Science Teachers

Rajeev Deswal

D.I.E.T., Machhrauli, Jhajjar, Haryana Google Scholar More about the auther

, Savita

Department of Botany, M.D. University, Rohtak Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.080/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.080

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The burnout is seen in almost all the profession such as nursing, teaching etc. This paper focuses on the burnout of science teachers in Haryana. And determine the likely factors that are associated with this phenomenon. It explored the different causal factors for burnout to study the problems in Indian context. All the teachers mentioned apathy is the major cause of teacher burnout. The student apathy produces stress on the teacher and develops burnout symptoms. The other area involving teacher burnout was that of administration, lack of respect, changes in student behavior were also contributing teacher burnout. Other factors causing burnout are Nepotism/Politics, paper work, overcrowded classes, and workload, Athletics over Academics, Serious nature and lack of resources or infrastructure. Thus overload of stress directly leads to teacher burnout.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.080/20150204

10.25215/0204.080

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015