International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2022, 4(15); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2022.041513.
Xiaozhen Wang, Elizabeth M. Sagubo
University of the Cordilleras, Baguio, 2600, Philippines
This paper explores the factors that affect the professional well-being of preschool teachers in Henan Province, China, and proposes corresponding reasonable strategies to improve profession-al well-being. Preschool teachers' working conditions, mentality, where their sense of happiness comes from, and whether they feel pleased with work have become issues that must be paid attention to and studied in preschool education. To this end, a questionnaire survey was conducted among 1,100 teachers in Henan Province through questionnaires, interviews, and exchanges. From the five aspects of overall psychological, emotional, social, and cognitive well-being to investigate and ana-lyze, the current kindergarten teachers' occupational well-being in Henan Province is at a general level, and the factors that affect the kindergarten teachers' occupational well-being are divided into subjective and objective factors, which are analyzed and summarized. Finally, according to the re-search results, measures are put forward to reduce the pressure on preschool teachers and improve their sense of well-being.
Preschoolteachers; Career happiness; Strategy
Xiaozhen Wang, Elizabeth M. Sagubo. Factors of Professional Well-being of Preschool Teachers in Henan Province. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 15: 69-75. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2022.041513.
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