A Comparative Study of Teachers’ Motivation According to Their Demographics at Bangkok Christian College, Thailand

Authors

  • Preeyanart Panyashom M.Ed. Candidate in Educational Administration, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand.
  • Yan Ye Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Educational Research, Statistics and Measurement Center, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand.

Keywords:

Demographic profiles, Teachers’ motivation, Job satisfaction

Abstract

The major purpose of this study was to compare teachers’ motivation according to their demographics including gender, age, teaching grade, and year of work at Bangkok Christian College, Thailand. The researcher surveyed teachers’ motivation and their demographics in the academic year of (2016-2017). Herzberg’s motivation-hygiene theory and job satisfaction questionnaire adopted from Ghanbahadur, (2014), was distributed to all the primary teachers at Bangkok Christian College. The results confirmed that teachers’ motivation was regarding as “very high” based on their perception of working at this school. Furthermore, significant differences of teachers’ motivation according to their gender was found. However, there were no significant differences of teachers’ motivation according to their age, teaching grade, and year of work at Bangkok Christian College.

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Published

2019-06-27