26 Aug • by jodie
The Sharon Faye Foundation in collaboration with the School of Education, Edith Cowan University conducted research in a Western Australian primary school to assess the impact of building Emotional Strength in teachers on classroom climate, student-teacher engagement and teacher burnout.
The results indicated that building Emotional Strength in Teachers reduced teacher burnout; student disaffection, anger, boredom and worry and improved teacher and student engagement. The class climate surveys were invalid as they measured school climate and there was no change from pre to post test on these measures.
Despite a small sample size, there were statically significant results on several measures. These results are very encouraging and will be presented in more depth in the next Sharon Faye Foundation lecture scheduled in early 2020.