ARPHA Proceedings 3: 2275-2285, doi: 10.3897/ap.2.e2275
Relationship of Teachers' Emotional Burnout with Life-Purpose Orientations and Copying Strategies
expand article infoTatyana P. Sharay
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The actuality of the problem is conditioned by the transition of the Russian preschool education system to the new Federal (Russian) Educational standards of Preschool Education, which are based on the ideas of humanization and socialization of the educational process, the implementation of the principles of personalized care and education of children. This imposes greater demands on the personal resources of the educator himself/herself, which often results in emotional overloads and complicities in the psychological state of the teachers, leading to professional burnout. The aim of the article is to identify the psychological features of the educators' personality that contribute to their emotional burnout. The leading method to investigate this problem is psychological testing of preschool teachers with subsequent mathematical processing of results. The article presents the results of research on the relationship between emotional burnout of teachers with life-purpose orientations and copying strategies. Based on the findings, recommendations are given for developing psychological prevention programs for burnout among preschool teachers.
emotional burnout, life-purpose orientations, coping strategies, preschool teachers, psychological features of the teacher's personality