Importance Of Teacher Achievement

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NEED AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
High School, the Secondary level of education is facing very harsh problems. The quality of education is determined by personality, attitude, emotional stability, morale, commitment towards work of a teacher. The Secondary Education Commission (1952) rightly points out "We are convinced that the most important factor in the contemplated educational reconstruction is the teacher, his personal qualities, his educational qualifications, his professional training and the place that he occupies in the school as well as in the community. Reports of Kothari Commission (1964) says that “Of all the different factors which influence the quality of education and its contribution to national development, the quality,
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The review of related literature revealed that only very few studies have been conducted to determine the commitment level of high school teachers based on their emotional intelligence and morale level. Hence, the investigator will systematically study and comprehensively bring out how the emotional intelligence and morale level of teachers determines their commitment. The study will be useful for those in the teaching profession to adapt them according to the changing environment. This study is significant to the education field as it is built upon the available body of knowledge that relates to emotional intelligence, teachers’ morale and Professional commitment of high school teachers. The variables under the study and the location of the study are unique with unique…show more content…
1.28 OPERATIONAL DEFINITIONS
The investigator adopted the following definitions for the terms used in the title of the study.
Influence
It is the relationship of the factors used in the study namely, emotional intelligence and teachers’ morale with the Professional commitment of high school teachers. It represents both positive and negative relationship.
Emotional intelligence
“Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity of recognizing our own feelings and those of others for motivating ourselves and for managing emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships”. (Daniel Goleman, 1998). It includes self-awareness, self-management, and social-awareness and relationship management of the individuals.
Self-awareness: It is the capacity to understand one’s emotions and their impacts. It is also about assessing one’s strengths and limits and a sound sense of one’s self-worth and capabilities.
Self-management: It is the capacity to keep the disruptive emotions and impulses under control.
Social-awareness: It is the capacity to sense other’s emotions, understanding their perspectives and thereby appropriately responding to their
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